Michigan Technological University

Located in Houghton, Michigan, Michigan Technological University (more often called Michigan Tech, MTU, or Tech) is a public research university offering over 130 degree programs across five colleges and schools. The university has expanded its educational offerings since its inception, and its name has changed three times to reflect this expansion. Now, in addition to its numerous engineering programs, MTU offer programs in science, forestry, business, and technology.

The Princeton Review includes Michigan Tech on its "Best in the Midwest" list of exceptional institutions. U.S. News & World Report ranked MTU's undergraduate program 115th in the United States, based on such factors as student selectivity, financial resources, and peer assessment.

Michigan Tech is organized into five schools and colleges. All together, the university offers over 130 programs of study, at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in such disciplines as engineering, computing, technology, humanities, arts, natural and physical sciences, social sciences, environmental studies, and business and economics. MTU's College of Engineering offers environmental and mechanical engineering programs which rank in the top ten in the nation.

One of Michigan Tech's most lauded programs is its Enterprise program, which is designed to provide students with real-world engineering and design experiences. The Enterprise program challenges students to work on projects in environments which model engineering and design firms in the private sector. This gives the student an opportunity to acquire applicable work experience while still completing their degree. Enterprises include Husky Game Development, Nanotechnology Innovations, Boardsports Technologies, Wireless Communications Enterprises, Aerospace, and Blue Marble Security.

MTU enrolls over 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and employs more than 450 academic faculty.

Online Degrees at Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University offers many of its degree programs and courses entirely online. Programs offered online include chemical engineering, chemistry, electrical engineering, mathematics, systems administration, business administration, and physics, among others.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (906) 487-1885
Address: 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 5,700+ undergrad, 1,300+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Batchelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 10,557
Out-of-State Tuition $ 22,842
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 13 to 1
Website Address: www.mtu.edu
Majors and Degrees
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology Biological Sciences
Molecular Genetics
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Construction Management
International Business Trade Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Communication and Journalism
International and Intercultural Communication
Mass Media Studies
Technical and Scientific Communication
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Recording Arts Technology Technician
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Network and System Administration
General Science Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electromechanical Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics (applied Physics)
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering
General Engineering
Geological Geophysical Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Surveying Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Civil Engineering Technology Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
Engineering Technology
Industrial Technology Technician
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science
International Global Studies
Sustainability Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Forest Resources Management
Forest Sciences and Biology
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration Management
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Geology Earth Science
Geophysics and Seismology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis
Social Sciences
Applied Economics
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Social Sciences
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