About Michigan Tech

Founded in 1885, Michigan Technological University is a leading public research institution, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries around the world. More than $72 million in total research expenditures and 19 research centers and institutes foster a world-class and diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Partnering with institutions like NASA, the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Environmental Protection Agency, we develop, apply, and create the future in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Michigan Tech offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, science and technology, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences through seven Colleges and Schools. U.S. News & World Report ranks Tech 118th among National Universities and 56th in the Public Universities category. In MONEY’s latest report on “Best Colleges for Your Money,” Michigan Tech ranked in the top 100 overall and in the top 50 among public universities. Forbes identifies Michigan Tech as one of the top 25 STEM schools in the country. Our beautiful campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.