Michigan Technological University, founded in 1855, is a public university. It offers a superb education and is situated in the natural beauty of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Famous for excellence in engineering education, the school's curricula also cover the sciences, business, forestry, technology and communications. Michigan Tech has one of the nation's largest enrollments in metallurgy and scientific and technical communication. Its 240-acre campus is located in Houghton, on Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
5,764
Undergraduates
4,116
Men - 71.4%
1,649
Women - 28.6%
1,277
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 5,978 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.78
SAT Math
642 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
628 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $31,349
Out-of-state: $51,651
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $16,436
Out-of-state: $36,738
Room and Board
$11,314
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$18,626
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,903
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
409
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
23%
10-19
23%
20-29
22%
30-39
9%
40-49
7%
50-99
13%
Over 100
3%
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Not reported Population
7,650
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Husky
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
1.7%
Black/African-American
1%
Hispanic/Latino
2.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
89.5%
Unknown
1.4%
International Students
1.6% from 30 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
97%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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