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
Degrees for What Tomorrow Needs
Find what makes you tick. Work hard. Change the world. With more than 125 degree programs to choose from, you’ll be sure to find an academic home at Michigan Tech that suits your unique passions and strengths.
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.
Visit us in Houghton and find where you belong.
Houghton, its sister city Hancock, and the surrounding towns is home to approximately 15,000 year-round residents.
Is Michigan Tech the right fit for you? Join us for Open House on Friday, July 28 to find out! You'll spend the day learning why Tech is a great choice for college as you explore campus with hundreds of potential Huskies from around the country.
Summer Youth Programs
Summer Youth Programs (SYP) is a fantastic, camp-like, mini-college experience that packs a ton of hands-on learning, experimenting, and fun into each day. Nearly 1,000 students from around the world in grades six to 11 come to campus for week-long explorations in science and technology, engineering, computing, business, and humanities. Join us this summer.
The H-STEM Complex is a major investment in our campus by the State of Michigan and the University that will provide state-of-the-art teaching and research labs for health-related STEM studies. The project is planned to be completed and the building occupied sometime in early 2024.
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