Established in 1885, Michigan Technological University started with just four faculty members and 23 students. The university is now known to be one of the best public universities in the USA with 120-degree programs and a student enrollment of over 7,000 students.
This research-based university strives to build the students in a way for them to make life easier and technology smarter. The students, who call themselves the Huskies, participate in more than 220 student organizations, music, and fine arts and cultural events. The students can also practice sports through the various varsity teams of the university which compete in Division II.
Located in Houghton, Michigan, MTU provides students with strong support and resources with a network of more than 71,000 alumni students and 5,400 interviews available for students during the Career Fair. With a placement rate of 93% and 95% for undergraduate and graduate respectively, Michigan Technological University has a median starting salary of 62,000 USD.
|Year of Establishment||1885|
|Type of University||Public|
|Faculty Student Ratio||12:1|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||5,814|
|Number of Graduate Students||1,277|
|Number of International Students||780|
|Required Test Score||SAT/ ACT|
|International Students Tuition And Fees||35,196 USD|
MTU is situated in the small town of Houghton is in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooking the Keweenaw Waterway. This beauty stricken location of the campus helps the students to conduct research on nature and learn efficiently from the best available natural resources around. The 925 acres campus of MTU is known for its wide-ranged facilities, safety and of course The Dog (a nine-foot statured, 1,600 pound Husky Statue.)
MTU is one of the safest campuses in the USA, and so are its housing facilities. It provides three residence halls namely: Douglass Houghton Hall, McNair Hall, and Wadsworth Hall (each comes with a style of its own). The Hillside Place Apartments are apartment-style student accommodation available for transfer students, second-year or third-year students, and international students. All freshmen students are required to stay on campus residences unless staying with family or are married.
For availing the housing and dining facilities, one is required to visit the official site and fill in the online forms.
With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, MTU provides about 120 graduate and undergraduate programs. It is a research-based university that aims at making the students ready for the real world.
How to apply: To apply, one must visit the official website, complete their online application form, after which one is required to log into their MyMichiganTech account. Application status can be checked on the same.
Application fee: Free for all students irrespective of their nationality.
Application Deadline: There are no application deadlines for admissions to Michigan Technological University. However, it is recommended to fill in the forms for the fall semester by April 1, 2020, and September 1, 2020, for the spring semester.
|Exam||Minimum Required Scores|
Estimated annual expenses for a student enrolled in an undergraduate program:
|Expenses||Annual Fee(in USD)|
|Lab and Course Fees (estimated)||574|
|Room and Board||11,004|
|Books and Supplies (estimated)||1,200|
|Personal Needs and Travel (estimated)||1,740|
|Loan Origination Fee||64|
The tuition fee for a few of the graduate programs at MTU are:
|Programs||Annual Tuition Fee(in USD)|
|MS Computer Engineering||23,028|
|MS Data Science||23,028|
MTU provides various financial aid options in forms of scholarships, etc. to its students (resident, non-resident or international). All MTU students are automatically eligible for merit-based scholarships upon acceptance to the university.
A few of the scholarships offered to international students are:
MTU offers various opportunities for students to be able to expand their horizons. They offer work-study options, internships, co-ops, handshakes on campus and community jobs from retail to restaurant.
Being an alumnus of MTU comes with many benefits like:
Some of the notable alumni are:
|Average Cost of Attendance||$33,426 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Exams||Avg. Score||Min. Score||Max. Score||% Submitted|
|IELTSCheck Detailed Score||-||6.5||-||-|
|SATCheck Detailed Score||1250||1160||1340||69%|
|Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||615||570||660||-|
|ACTCheck Detailed Score||28||25||30||57%|
|Michigan Technological University Enrollment||7784|
|Average Graduation Rate||57.7%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$33,426 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$18,252 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,200 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$10,477 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,349 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$10,477 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,349 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$2,340 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$2,349 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Language Programs||Commission on English Language Program Accreditation|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
RANKED #601 - #650
RANKED #301 - #350
RANKED #401 - #450
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (International)
RANKED #251 - #300
Materials Sciences (International)
RANKED #351 - #400
Mechanical Engineering (International)
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Rank (Out of Colleges)
#601 - #650 [Out of 1000]
18.5-20.2 [Out of 100]
#301 - #350 [Out of 400]
Electrical and Electronics Engineering(International)
#401 - #450 [Out of 500]
#251 - #300 [Out of 400]
#351 - #400 [Out of 500]
#501 - #550 [Out of 600]
Computer Science and Engineering(International)
#501 - #550 [Out of 600]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary