Prospective Students Resources

Thank you for your interest in Michigan Technological University's Graduate School. We are a premier research university of international stature, delivering education, new knowledge, and innovation to meet the needs of our technological world. Michigan Tech graduates have the skills and knowledge that allow them to create the future and change the world.

Below, you will find information and resources that will help you as you apply to Michigan Tech. You can also contact the Graduate School Admissions staff directly if you have a specific question that you need answered.

How do I apply?

Online Application
Complete our online application. Detailed instructions about our application process can be found on our How to Apply website.

Visit our Admissions FAQs for help with common questions.

International Students: Additional Information

Tuition Costs

The Michigan Tech Graduate School has one tuition rate—international students do not pay an “out-of-state” rate. Academic year tuition and fees are provided on our Cost of Education website.

International Application Process

See our International Applicants page for more information on requirements specific to students from outside the United States.

What programs are offered?

Degree Programs
We offer graduate degree programs in each of our colleges and schools on campus, as well as interdisciplinary degrees.

Certificate Programs
Graduate certificates can be pursued alone (by students eligible to be non-degree seeking) or in in conjunction with a graduate degree.

How much will my education cost and what type of funding is available?

Cost of Education
Every effort is made to maintain high academic standards and adequate living facilities at the lowest possible cost to you. Educational expenses for nine months will vary according to your personal needs, program, and degree.

Visit our Financial Information page for more on assistantships, fellowships, and funding opportunities

Graduate Assistantships
All funding decisions are made by your program of study and are independent of admissions decisions. You are not required to submit an additional application to be considered for graduate assistantships unless otherwise stated in your program's admission requirements.

How do I find out more about coursework and research?

Course Schedules | Graduate Course Descriptions
Learn more about our course offerings by viewing upcoming course schedules or our current graduate course descriptions.

Digital Commons
Explore the research being published by Michigan Tech faculty and students.

Graduate Faculty Locator
Search for faculty members in your intended program of study or by research interest.

Research Centers and Institutes
Learn more about the research centers and institutes on campus.

How do I find more information about the Michigan Tech campus and the community?

Housing (On Campus | Off Campus)
Students interested in living on campus should apply early, as graduate student housing fills quickly.

Experience Tech!
This program provides access to campus facilities and events, including the Mont Ripley Ski Hill, Gates Tennis Center, Portage Lake Golf Course, Visual and Performing Arts events, hockey games, and more.

How to get involved on campus:
Graduate Student Government | Student Life | Student Activities | Student Organizations

Explore our local community:
Community Profile | Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau | Houghton | Hancock

Getting to Michigan Tech
Contact our office if you would like to schedule a campus visit.

Admissions Team

Jacque Smith

Jacque Smith

Director of Graduate Enrollment Services

Administration Building 401A

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Ashli Sniegowski

Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Services

Administration Building 401

Carol Wingerson

Carol Wingerson

Administrative Aide

Administration Building 410