International Programs and Services

Cost of Attendance and Scholarships

2017-2018 Undergraduate Student Expenses
  Academic Year (Two Semesters) One Semester
Tuition1, 2
$32,018 $ 16,009
Room and Board3 10,477 5,239
Estimated Books and Supplies 1,200 600
Health Insurance4 1,856 1,052
Required Fees 5 300 150
Surcharge (all international students, excluding summer semester)6 500 250
Lab/Course Fees 545 272
Orientation Fee7   250
Total $46,896 $23,822

1 Tuition costs are based on 12–18 credits per semester. If you come as a reciprocal exchange student, your home university may cover tuition costs. Students attending summer semesters are charged a per-credit rate.

2 Students who have earned 60 or more credits are charged the upper-division tuition rate.  Check out our University financial aid office for more details.

3 Room and board rates vary depending on hall assignment and meal plan selection. Please visit University housing for specific rates.  First-year and ESL students are required to live on campus.

4 All international students must have health insurance while enrolled at Michigan Tech. Students are not required to purchase the Michigan Tech health insurance policy if they provide proof of comparable coverage from their home country.

5 Required fees per semester include:

  • $60 Fall and Spring Activity Fee
  • $90 Fall and Spring Experience Tech Fee (not assessed in summer)

6 International students pay a $250 per semester surcharge  (excluding summer semester).

7 There is a one-time orientation fee:

  • $250 for first-year students and students transferring less than 30 credits
  • $75 for exchange students and students transferring more than 30 credits

Important Details

Tuition and fees are based on costs for the 2017–2018 Academic Year and are subject to change without notice upon approval of the Michigan Tech Board of Trustees.