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At Michigan Technological University, our 7,000+ Huskies build and launch nanosatellites, make prosthetic ankles better, and connect robots with kids. This year alone, Michigan Tech undergraduates will spend more than 117,000 hours working alongside faculty mentors on paid research. Our 18 centers and institutes are armed with $81.9 million in research expenditures. Huskies go on to earn the ninth highest starting salaries in the country at $65,000 (median). It’s a future like no other.


Quick Facts

Colleges and Departments

Our colleges and schools develop, apply, and communicate science, engineering, technology, and mathematics in more than 140 degree programs.

Enrollment and Retention

Data as of 2021-22 academic year. All enrollment numbers include online learning.

7,009

Total enrollment

1,231

Graduate students
  • Masters students: 678
  • PhD students: 514
  • Graduate non-degree: 39

1,630

New undergraduate students (first-year and transfers)

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Enrollment Breakdown

4,185

College of Engineering

1,132

College of Sciences and Arts

827

College of Computing

379

College of Business

299

College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

99

Interdisciplinary

88

Other

4,893

Residents of Michigan

1,503

Nonresident

613

International

Retention Rate

84.5%

first to second year retention rate for first time students

83.2%

first to second year retention rate for transfer students

Percentage of students who began their studies in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Entering Class Profile

1230

SAT

3.8

Average high school GP

55.9%

In the top twenty percent of their high school graduating class

Students on campus.

Graduation and Placement

Degree data as of the 2020–21 school year. Placement data as of 2020-21. Alumni data as of 2020-21.

Degrees Granted

1,209

Undergraduate degrees granted

611

Graduate degrees granted

1,820

Total degrees awarded

By College/School

  • College of Engineering: 1,106
  • College of Sciences and Arts: 309
  • College of Business: 148
  • College of Computing:172
  • College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science: 67
  • Interdisciplinary: 18

Alumni Information

The Michigan Tech alumni network covers six continents, over 100 countries, and all 50 states.

74,788

Alumni of record (incl. deceased)

29,327

Alumni in Michigan

5%

Alumni annual giving participation rate

Six Year Undergraduate Graduation Rate

69.1%

Percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within six years, or 150% of “normal time” to completion for their program.

Placement

$65,000

Median undergraduate starting salary

93.8%

Five-year placement rate for graduates

15,000

Interactions at the virtual Career Fairs

Chemisty students in a lab.

Research

The world requires innovation—now more than ever. Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. Along the shores of Lake Superior, researchers, students, and entrepreneurs create the future. Research data as of 2020-21 academic year.

$81.9

million in research expenditures

$67.2

million in external funding

271,962

square feet of research space

more than 117,000

hours of paid undergraduate research hours

Research Areas

Research at Michigan Tech brings faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, community, government, and industrial partners together to create the future.

12

research areas

Centers and Institutes

Research centers and institutes help to promote interdisciplinary work that involves faculty and research staff from several different departments on and off campus.

18

research centers and institutes

Michigan Tech hockey team.

Athletics

Blizzard T. Husky is the mascot for the Michigan Tech Huskies. Our spirit colors are black and gold.

3

NCAA Division I titles

15th

Varsity sports (seven men’s and seven women’s)

3.57

Cumulative student-athlete GPA

263

Academic all-conference student-athletes

24

All-conference first- or second-team student-athletes

Campus during the winter.

Financials and Expenses

Financial information for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021.

Financials

  • Total expenditures: $248,492,709
  • State appropriation: $50,795,200
  • Tuition and fees: $98,248,502
  • Grants and contracts: $55,608,186
  • Auxiliary and other revenues: $24,977,901
  • Gift raised: $41,838,378
  • Endowment: $151,519,725

Educational Costs

A college degree is an investment in your future. Every effort is made to maintain high academic standards at the lowest possible cost to you, the student. Educational expenses will vary according to your personal needs, degree program, and course choices.

Cost of Attendance

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