1400 Townsend DriveHoughton, MI 49931 906-487-2335
http://www.mtu.edu mtu4u@mtu.edu
About Michigan Technological University
  • Year of Foundation 1885
  • Size of Campus 925 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,614
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 24%, 76%, 23%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,175 in-state, $23,685 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,462
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 5,835
Michigan Technological University is a public research university located in Houghton, Michigan, United States. US News and World Report ranked Michigan Tech's undergraduate program 115th in the nation based on peer assessment, student selectivity, financial resources and other factors. Michigan Tech was also rated among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 8
  • Number of frat chapter houses 15
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of honor societies Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, Alpha Society, Chi Epsilon, Phi Sigma National Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa, Mu Beta Psi, Pi Tau Sigma - Sigma Iota, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Alpha Pi
  • Number of frats 15
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Winter Carnival, Parade of Nations, K-Day, Spring Fling, Family Weekend
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Indian Student's Association, International Club, Malaysian Student Association, Black Student Association, Native American Association - Aises Chapter, African Students Organization, Nosotros-Hispanic/Latino Student Associ
  • Percent students who are frat members 9%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Inter Christian Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, His House Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Students of St. Albert the Great University Parish, Praise in Effect G
  • Number of students in fraternities 15
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, other
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 15%
  • Distance to nearest airport Green Bay, WI (214), Hancock, MI (7)
  • Distance to nearest train Milwaukee, WI (327)
  • Distance to nearest bus Houghton, MI (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 24%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 43%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 12%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 75%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (80%), sorority housing (3%), fraternity housing (7%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (9%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 63%
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, other
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,768
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 821,279
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 13,511
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, The Ford Center & School Research Forest, cosmic ray observatory, x-ray fluorescence spectrometer, process simulation and control center, remote sensing institute, computer-aided engineering
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, other
  • Number Of Microforms 550,341
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,913
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 97%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Caterpillar, Mayo Clinic, Black and Veatch, Boston Scientific, Guidant, CSX, Epic System, IBM, General Motors, Ford, Daimler Chrysler, Toyota, Robert Bosch, Granite Construction, Hydraforce, John Deere, Kohler Co., Kimberly Clark, Orchard Hiltz McCliment,
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 96%
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 6,430
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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