College Deliberately: Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University is a medium-sized, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the town of Houghton, MI. It is known for Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering.

Michigan Technological University

place 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1295
phone Phone: (906) 487-1885
web Web: https://www.mtu.edu/
  • Michigan Technological University is also known as:
    Michigan Technological University, Michigan Tech, MTU, Michigan Tech University, Mich Tech, Michigan Technological Univ, Michigan Tech Univ, MT


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Michigan Technological University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1928-01-01 2022-08-31
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Student Centeredness

3.3 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Michigan Technological University is in NCAA Division II with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 122
Soccer Women’s 32
Ice Hockey Men’s 30

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Tuition for Michigan Technological University is in the 38.1 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We put up with Yooper Scoopers and the Yooper Loop during our quest for education, eh!
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Official Unofficial Michigan Technological University Alumni Group
405 members.
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Michigan Technological University loudly presents: The Cream of the Keweenaw, the Pride of Pastyland, the Second Best Feeling in the World, the Huskies Pep Band!
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Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) is a website provided by NASA and Michigan Technological University (MTU), where each day a different image or photograph of our universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. This subreddit features links to images that almost made it to the front page of APOD.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Michigan Technological University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Michigan Technological University within those restrictions.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 2mi around Michigan Technological University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Michigan Technological University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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