Undergraduate Admissions

Cost of Attendance

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A college degree is an investment in your future. When considering the cost of your education, it’s important to think about the long-term value your degree will give you.

2019-20 Estimated Undergraduate Expenses
  Michigan Residents Non-Michigan Residents
Tuition1,2 $15,660 $34,896
Required Fees3 300 300
Lab and Course Fees (estimated) 574 574
Room and Board4 11,004 11,004
Books and Supplies (estimated) 1,200 1,200
Personal Needs and Travel (estimated) 1,740 1,740
Loan Origination Fee5 64 64
Annual TOTAL6,7 $30,542 $49,778

1 Students taking 12-18 credits per semester are charged the "plateau rate" listed above. Students taking less than 12 credits will be charged on a per credit basis (resident: $591, non-resident: $1,292). This per credit price also applies to any credit taken over 18 credits. Students attending during summer semester will be charged the per credit rate. Any courses taken online incur an additional fee of $38 per credit hour.

2 Students who have earned 60 or more credits, including transfer credit, credit earned through early college or dual enrollment, or AP, IB, or CLEP will be charged upper-division tuition. See the Cost of Attendance for details.

Footnotes for the Estimated Undergraduate Expenses Table can be found on the Footnotes page.

Note: International students are assessed a $250 per semester surcharge (excluding summer semester).

A Michigan Tech education may not be as expensive as you think. Take a look at some samples of actual incoming student financial aid packages below. 

Use the Net Price Calculator to help you estimate your financial aid options for Michigan Tech.

Resident

Nonresident

Example 1 Resident

Gift Aid

Student Loans

  • Total Financial Aid
    $29,095
  • Total Cost of Attendance
    $30,542
  • Estimated out-of-pocket costs after financial aid
    $1,447

Example 2 Resident

Gift Aid

Student Loans

  • Total Financial Aid
    $20,500
  • Total Cost of Attendance
    $30,542
  • Estimated out-of-pocket costs after financial aid
    $10,042

Example 3 Resident

Gift Aid

Student Loans

  • Total Financial Aid
    $7,500
  • Total Cost of Attendance
    $30,542
  • Estimated out-of-pocket costs after financial aid
    $23,042

Example 4 Nonresident

Gift Aid

Student Loans

  • Total Financial Aid
    $35,295
  • Total Cost of Attendance
    $49,778
  • Estimated out-of-pocket costs after financial aid
    $14,483

Example 5 Nonresident

Gift Aid

Student Loans

  • Total Financial Aid
    $24,000
  • Total Cost of Attendance
    $49,778
  • Estimated out-of-pocket costs after financial aid
    $25,778

Example 6 Nonresident

Gift Aid

Student Loans

  • Total Financial Aid
    $13,500
  • Total Cost of Attendance
    $49,778
  • Estimated out-of-pocket costs after financial aid
    $36,278

For a complete Michigan Tech financial aid package, we encourage you to complete your FAFSA. Use school code 002292 to have your results released to Michigan Tech. Incoming student financial aid award packages for the following academic year are sent beginning in late December.

Check out our net-price calculator to see what estimated financial aid you may qualify for.

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