Michigan Technological University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Michigan Technological University is a medium four-year, public school with 7,220 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1885 and is the only school located in Houghton, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
91
Fair
At Michigan Technological University you can obtain your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Michigan Technological University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 91 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology, and Natural Resources and Environment. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
87%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Michigan Technological University is high at 87% (well above Michigan average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Michigan Technological University is average: 68%. Around 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Michigan Technological University is pretty good: 12:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,100
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, around $30,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Michigan Technological University beyond tuition are about $300; which makes it a total of $31,100 a year.

Read the details about Michigan Technological University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
75%
Doable
According to government data, 5,386 applications were submitted and 4,063 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Michigan Technological University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Medium
Michigan Technological University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Michigan Technological University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Michigan Technological University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,000 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- roughly $5,500 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Michigan Technological University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Michigan Technological University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Michigan Technological University Location and Maps



Post Address: Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295, USA
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