Cost of Attendance

Use the Department of Education's FAFSA4caster if you would like to calculate approximate eligibility for financial assistance. Listed below are expenses for students attending Michigan Tech. You may also view some examples of financial aid packages for students.

2014-2015 Undergraduate Expenses
 
  Michigan Resident Non-Michigan Resident
  One Semester Academic Year
(Two Semesters)
One Semester Academic Year
(Two Semesters)
Tuition1,2,3 $6,870 $13,740 $14,610 $29,220
Required Fees4 $150 $300 $150 $300
Lab and Course Fees (estimated) $242 $484 $242 $484
Room and Board5 $4,758 $9,516 $4,758 $9,516
Books and Supplies (estimated) $600 $1,200 $600 $1,200
Personal Needs and Travel (estimated) $870 $1,740 $870 $1,740
Loan Origination Fee6 $38 $76 $38 $76
TOTAL7,8 $13,528 $27,056 $21,268 $42,536

 

  1. Students taking 12-18 credits per semester are charged the "plateau rate" listed above.
  2. Students taking less than 12 credits will be charged on a per credit basis (resident: $520, non-resident: $1,082).  This per credit price also applies to any credit taken over 18 credits.
  3. Students attending over summer semesters will be charged on a per credit rate of $467 (residents) or $973 (non-residents).  
  4. Required fees per semester include:
        Fall and Spring Activity Fee- $60.00
        Fall and Spring Experience Tech Fee- $90.00 (not assessed in summer)
  5. Room and Board rates vary depending on hall assignment and meal plan selection.
  6. The loan origination fees estimated above are only charged to those students receiving federal direct loans.
  7. An additional $150-$900 differential tuition charge will be assessed for each semester to students who have earned 60 or more credits and are enrolled for 6 or more credits for the semester.  The differential tuition website will help you determine which rate you will have to pay.  Students who have 60 or more credits who are taking fewer than 6 credits during the semester will be assessed a $75-$450 differential tuition charge.
  8. Tuition, fees, and room and board are payable each semester.

*International students will be assessed a $200 per semester surcharge (excluding summer semester).

2014-2015 Graduate Expenses
 
Item Fall Spring Summer* Annual
Tuition a, b, d ($820.50/credit) $7,384.50 $7,384.50 $820.50 $15,589.50
Required Fees c $124 $124 $10 $258
Lab and Course Fees (estimated) $65 $65 - $130
Room and Board (Michigan Tech Apartments + Gold Meal Plan) $5,103 $5,103 $5,103 $15,309
Books and Supplies (estimated) $300 $300 $100 $700
Personal Needs & Travel (estimated, includes health insurance) $1,135 $1,135 $1,135 $3,405
Loan Origination Feee $47 $47 $47 $141
TOTALf $14,163.50 $14,163.50 $7,215.50 $35,542.50
  1. All graduate students enrolled in engineering or computer science programs are assessed a differential tuition of $900.00 each semester they are registered for 5 or more credits and $450 each semester they are registered for less than 5 credits.
  2. Applied Science Education, On-campus Peace Corps Master's International, Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows, OSM/VISTA, and National Service Graduate Fellowship students are assessed tuition at $534.50 per credit hour.
  3. Required fees per semester include:
        Fall and Spring Activity Fee - $50.00
        Summer Activity Fee - $10.00
        Fall and Spring Experience Tech Fee- $74.00 (not assessed in Summer)
  4. Students in research only mode are assessed tuition at $273.50 per credit hour for nine research credits. These students may register for courses in addition to research credits,with permission from their graduate program. Tuition for courses is assessed at the full, regular rate.  
  5. The loan origination fees estimated above are only charged to those students receiving federal loans.
  6. Tuition is based on 9 credits per semester.  NOTE: Total may not equal exact sum of listed expenses due to rounding.

* Student who is enrolled for one credit during the summer semester is considered full time.

* International students will be assessed a $200 per semester surcharge (excluding summer semester).