Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Michigan Technological University (also known as Michigan Tech, MTU or Michigan Tech University) is a public higher education institution in Houghton, Michigan.

Awards conferred at MTU include associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and also certificate programs in 51 areas of study and 128 disciplines. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Advanced Placement courses from high school can be applied as credit and on-campus day care is available.


General Information

Main Phone: (906) 487 -1885 Website: www.mtu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 542
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 5,731
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,311
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 74%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1

Admissions


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 520 650
SAT Math 560 690
ACT Composite 23 29
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 25 30

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 4,548
Accepted 3,353
Acceptance Rate 74%
Enrolled 1,115

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 93% Full-time 7% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 69% Full-time 31% Part-time
Student Gender 74% Men 26% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

76% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
1% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
2% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 18% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 61% $ 6,527
Local Grant 28% $4,510
Institutional Grant 92% $ 7,609
Student Loans 69% $ 6,737

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 6 - -

Forestry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forest Resources Management 2 - - 5 -
Forest Sciences and Biology 2 - - 5 0
Forestry 2 - 20 15 0

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management - - 11 - -

Forestry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forest Resources Management 2 - - 5 -
Forest Sciences and Biology 2 - - 5 0
Forestry 2 - 20 15 0

Communication and Journalism

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technical and Scientific Communication - - - - 7
International and Intercultural Communication - - 5 - 7
Technical and Scientific Communication - - 12 8 7

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies 4 - - - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technical and Scientific Communication - - - - 7
International and Intercultural Communication - - 5 - 7
Technical and Scientific Communication - - 12 8 7

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Network and System Administration - - 42 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 28 12 1

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - 5 - -

Communication and Journalism

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technical and Scientific Communication - - - - 7
International and Intercultural Communication - - 5 - 7
Technical and Scientific Communication - - 12 8 7

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies 4 - - - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technical and Scientific Communication - - - - 7
International and Intercultural Communication - - 5 - 7
Technical and Scientific Communication - - 12 8 7

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Network and System Administration - - 42 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 28 12 1

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - 5 - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Recording Arts Technology Technician - - 6 - -

Communication and Journalism

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technical and Scientific Communication - - - - 7
International and Intercultural Communication - - 5 - 7
Technical and Scientific Communication - - 12 8 7

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies 4 - - - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technical and Scientific Communication - - - - 7
International and Intercultural Communication - - 5 - 7
Technical and Scientific Communication - - 12 8 7

Education

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor 0 - - - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Science Teacher Education - - - 3 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 7 - - 3 -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 6 1 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 28 - 74 36 5

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 66 10 4

Electromechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electromechanical Engineering 3 - - - -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 28 - 74 36 5

Mining and Mineral Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mining and Mineral Engineering - - - 0 0

Geological Geophysical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geological Geophysical Engineering - - 6 1 0

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 96 17 3

Materials Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Engineering - - 23 3 2

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 202 76 12

Biomedical Medical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering - - 31 - 4

Geological Geophysical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geological Geophysical Engineering - - 6 1 0

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 28 - 74 36 5

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 66 10 4

Surveying Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Surveying Engineering - - 12 - -

Engineering Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Physics (applied Physics) - - - - 4

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 28 - 74 36 5

Mining and Mineral Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mining and Mineral Engineering - - - 0 0

Environmental Environmental Health Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering - - 26 11 3

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 96 17 3

Materials Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Engineering - - 23 3 2

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - - - 0
Computer Software Engineering - - 14 - 0
Computer Engineering - - 35 7 0

Geological Geophysical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geological Geophysical Engineering - - 6 1 0

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - - - 0
Computer Software Engineering - - 14 - 0
Computer Engineering - - 35 7 0

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 202 76 12

Environmental Environmental Health Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering - - 26 11 3

Engineering Mechanics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Mechanics - - - 2 -

Environmental Environmental Health Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering - - 26 11 3

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - - - 0
Computer Software Engineering - - 14 - 0
Computer Engineering - - 35 7 0

Biomedical Medical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering - - 31 - 4

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 6 1 -

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 66 10 4

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 96 17 3

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
German Language and Literature 2 - - - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature 2 - - - -
French Language and Literature 0 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 10 - -

Civil Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering Technology Technician - 1 - - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - - 8 - -

Engineering Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Technology - 0 - - -

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician - - 22 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 0 - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 2 0 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Writing 2 - - - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - - 7 - -

Genetics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Molecular Genetics - - - 1 0

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 36 0 2

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ecology - - - 3 -

Genetics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Molecular Genetics - - - 1 0

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bioinformatics - - 0 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 18 9 1

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computational and Applied Mathematics - - - - 0

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - - 7 - -

Genetics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Molecular Genetics - - - 1 0

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 36 0 2

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ecology - - - 3 -

Genetics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Molecular Genetics - - - 1 0

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bioinformatics - - 0 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 18 9 1

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computational and Applied Mathematics - - - - 0

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 8 - -
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 3 - -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 0 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Cognitive Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cognitive Science - - - 0 0

Sustainability Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sustainability Studies 3 - - - -

Cognitive Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cognitive Science - - - 0 0

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies 8 - - - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Policy Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Policy Analysis - - - 4 0

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 19 - -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 11 4 3

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 11 2 3

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 2 6 -
Geophysics and Seismology - - 2 3 -
Geology Earth Science - - 2 3 1
Geophysics and Seismology - - 3 3 0

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology - - - - 0

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 11 2 3

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 2 6 -
Geophysics and Seismology - - 2 3 -
Geology Earth Science - - 2 3 1
Geophysics and Seismology - - 3 3 0

Social Sciences

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 0 - - 0 -

Archeology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Archeology - - - 4 0

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Economics - - - 1 -
Economics - - 3 1 -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 0 - - 0 -

Archeology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Archeology - - - 4 0

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Economics - - - 1 -
Economics - - 3 1 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 4 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 12 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 6 - -

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry - - 4 - -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 6 - -

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry - - 4 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 2 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Actuarial Science 1 - - - -

Construction Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Management - - 15 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Operations Management and Supervision - - 0 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 64 25 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 4 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce 3 - - - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 0 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 17 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Operations Management and Supervision - - 0 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 64 25 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 8 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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