Rank: 91

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MIwww.mtu.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1230/28
Enrollment
5,908
Michigan Technological University, commonly referred to as Michigan Tech or MTU, was founded in the late 19th century as a school for mining engineers. Today it offers more than 120 degree programs through its five colleges and schools, the largest of which, by far, is its College of Engineering. Total enrollment is about 7,200 students, roughly 5,500 of whom are...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$29,200
% of students who get any grants
86%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$18,000
Average price for low-income students
$9,000
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
79%
% of need met
73%
% of students who get merit* grants
25%
Average merit grant
$5,300
student success
Graduation rate
65%
Average time to a degree
4.8 years
Average student debt
$20,500
Average salary within 5 years
$63,400
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
47%
admissions
Acceptance rate
75%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1230/28
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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The courses can be very tough, but the teachers are very friendly and willing to help any way they can. There are a lot of courses offered, but the majority of which are small, with a few 50+ attendees....
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There's a lot of running around and different events going on. Sometimes it can be hard to keep track of what to do or where to go. The work load can get stressful at times, and there are a lot of different paths you can take....
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A majority of the first-year courses are in a big lecture hall that is meant for ~400 students, but it is less common with upper-level classes. There are so many things to do outdoors in the Fall, like hiking, swimming in the Portage, kayaking, cliff jumping, etc. In the Winter,...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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