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Michigan Technological University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 76.4%, Michigan Technology University enrolls more than 7,200 students each year. Currently, the university offers more than 43 undergraduate and 57 graduate programs including Master’s, Ph.D., Certificate and Accelerated Masters.

  • The university invites applications for Fall, Spring or Summer sessions.
  • Both the undergraduate and graduate applicants have to apply through the university’s online portal.
  • The university accepts both TOEFL, IELTS, and Pearson Test scores as proof of English proficiency.
  • International applicants must complete their visa process in time.
  • Applicants must keep track of their application status.


Application PortalOnline portal
Application FeeNIL
Acceptance rate76.4%
Average SAT score1290
Average ACT score27.2
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/ American Express/Discover/Visa/Check/e-check/Cash/Traveler’s check
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Financial AidWork-Study, Loans, Grants, and Scholarships

Michigan Technological University Admission Deadlines

The applicants are advised to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission:

Undergraduate applicants
FallApril 1
SpringSeptember 1
Graduate applicants
FallAugust 28
SpringJanuary 8
SummerMay 6

Michigan Technological University International Student Admissions

The admission process for international applicants is the same as that for US applicants. However, international applicants have to meet additional requirements. Also, they have to carefully review their visa process.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Certified by the institution's office registrar.
    • Sent directly from the issuing institute a stamped and sealed envelope.
    • Official transcripts that are not in English, must be accompanied along with the certified English translation.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.72 in the last two years of their previous program.
  • GRE/GMAT exam scores as per program requirements.
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Most programs require two to three Letters of recommendation.
  • An updated resume
  • Letter of Intent or statement of purpose which highlights an applicant’s career objective and future goals.
  • Departmental requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements, some departments require a separate departmental application, portfolio, audition or interview.

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International applicants can submit the TOEFL, IELTS, and/or Pearson scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are given below. However, applicants must note that several departments may have different score requirements.

TestMinimum required score
Pearson Test of English53

Visa Process for International Students

  • International applicants will be issued Form I-20 from the university
  • Applicants will need to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
    • Sponsor Letter, if applicable
  • Complete the I-20 or DS-2019 form and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview

Michigan Technological University Undergraduate Admissions

Michigan Technology University offers more than 43 undergraduate courses to all the applicants and has a current undergraduate enrolment count of 5,917. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same.

Where to Apply:Michigan Technology University Undergraduate Application 

Application Fee: NIL

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
    • SAT code: 1464
    • ACT code: 2030
  • Proof of residency
  • Guidance counselor’s recommendation
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants

Michigan Technological University Graduate Admissions

Michigan Technological University offers more than 57 graduate courses to all the applicants. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same.

Application PortalMichigan Technology University Undergraduate Application 

Application Fee: Nil

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBAFall: July 1
Spring: Dec 1
GRE/GMAT 50% or more,
Statistics and principles of economics,
GPA 3.0 or more
Biomedical Engineering – MSFall: Jan 15;
4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent,
Minimum GPA of 3.25 GRE Recommended 160 Quantitative,
153 Verbal, 3.0 or higher Analytical Writing, Resume, 3 LOR
TOEFL-iBT: 110;
IELTS: 8.0
Chemical Engineering – MSFall: Jan 154-year undergraduate degree, GPA of 3.0, GRE scoreTOEFL-iBT: 94;
Civil Engineering – MSSummer: Feb 15;
Spring: Sep 15;
Fall: Jan 15
GPA of 3.0, 4-year undergraduate degree, GRE scoreTOEFL-iBT: 100;
Electrical Engineering – MSFall: Feb 15;
Spring: Aug 15
4-year undergraduate degree, GPA of 3.0,
GRE score
TOEFL-iBT: 100
Engineering Mechanics – MSFall: March 1;
Spring: Aug 1
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or any closely related technical field,
Résumé, GPA of 3.0 or higher,
GRE: Recommended 162 Quantitative, 153 Verbal

Additional Requirements: 2 LOR, Student Statement, official transcripts. 

The admissions at Michigan Technology University are considered to be moderately selective and it is highly recommended to apply at least one semester in advance of projected admission in any of the MS courses. 

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