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  • Average GPA: 3.78
  • Average SAT Total: 1263 (approximately 27 ACT Composite)
  • Incoming first-year students who rank in the top 20 percent of their class: 56.5%
  • First- to second-year retention rate: 83.5%
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  • 93%

    job placement rate

  • Top 20

    early career pay in the nation

  • 400+

    companies recruit on campus during Career Fairs

  • 90%

    nearly 90% of Michigan Tech students receive financial aid


Community Profile

  • Location: Houghton, Michigan—located in the Copper Country, Houghton was voted one of the best 100 places to live according to "The 100 Best Small Towns In America"
  • City Population: 12,500, including our sister city of Hancock, Michigan
  • Campus Size: 925-acre campus (see map)—about a ten-minute walk from one end to the other—plus a 4,000-acre research forest

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Faculty and Academics

  • Number of Faculty: 482
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
  • Average Class Size: 25

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  • 2,133

    students employed on campus

  • 19

    greek organizations

  • 240+
    student organizations
  • 14
    varsity athletic programs
  • 2,360

    students living in our residence halls