Fast Facts

Michigan Tech Profile

  • Year founded: 1885
  • Enrollment: 7,238
    • Undergraduate: 5,717
    • Graduate: 1,521
  • Residency
    • Resident: 4,583
    • Non-Resident: 1,490
    • International: 1,165
  • Male to Female ratio 3:1
  • Undergraduate Majors Offered: 72
  • Minors Available: 68

Entering Class Profile

  • Average GPA: 3.70
  • Average ACT composite: 27.2 (approximately 1290 new SAT Total)
  • Average old SAT total: 1803 (approximately 1280 new SAT Total)
  • Fifty-three percent of incoming first-year students rank in the top 20 percent of their class
  • First to second-year retention rate: 87 percent

Community Profile

  • Location: Houghton, Michigan—voted one of the best 100 places to live according to "The 100 Best Small Towns In America”
  • City Population: 12,500, including our sister city of Hancock, Michigan
  • Campus Size: 925-acre campus—about a ten-minute walk from one end to the other—plus a 4,000-acre research forest

Faculty and Academics

  • Number of Faculty: 473
    • Tenured/Tenure-Track: 339
    • Non Tenured/Tenure-Track: 134
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
  • Average Class Size: 23

Health Care

  • UPHealthPortage has a clinic located in the Student Development Complex on the Michigan Tech campus. Their hospital and emergency facility is located just minutes away in Hancock.

Transportation Options

  • 2,133

    Students Employed on Campus

  • 23

    Greek Organizations

  • 220+

    Student Organizations

  • 14

    Varsity Athletic Programs

  • 2,365

    Students Living in our Residence Halls