Michigan Technological University is a flagship public research university founded in 1885. Our campus in Michigan's Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.
Michigan Technological University
Come Home to Houghton
Our beautiful waterfront campus in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is situated just miles from Lake Superior. Find yourself in a close-knit college town where winters are epic and outdoor adventure awaits. At Tech, we embrace our size, climate, sense of adventure, and originality.
Houghton, its sister city Hancock, and the surrounding towns is home to approximately 15,000 year-round residents.
At Michigan's flagship technological university, we're preparing for tomorrow with these major construction projects:
- The H-STEM Engineering and Health Technologies Complex puts innovation and collaboration on display as 10 departments pioneer solutions.
- The East Hall, a new 516-student residence, accommodates Tech's growing student body with easy access to campus and the Keweenaw Waterway.
- The West Gateway entry arch welcomes Huskies and visitors to campus with a scenic, pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare.