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Michigan Technological University looks for applicants who know what tomorrow needs. Ready to build, design, code, and lead at Michigan’s first (and only) technological institution with the forests and shores of Lake Superior all around you?

The Tech Difference

  • Top 25

    in the nation for return on investment (Forbes)

  • Top 20

    Best Public College in the US (Wall Street Journal)

  • $80K

    median early career pay

  • 7,000+

    enrolled students from 55+ countries

Youth Programs and Camps

Employment Opportunities

Thinking of Relocating to the Keweenaw?

Michigan Technological University is located in Houghton. Michigan Tech and the Copper Country have a small-town feel. Students and community members say it’s just right—not so big that it’s easy to get lost, but not too small, either. An ideal place to call home, ranks Michigan Tech the safest public college in Michigan.

The area is home to 12,000 residents, and active with locally owned shops, eateries, high-tech companies, music festivals, and parades. Students, staff, and the community enjoy the University-owned ski, snowboard, and tubing hill, golf course, and recreation trails, and other outdoor adventure opportunities the Keweenaw Peninsula offers.

Welcome to Campus

  • 240+
    student organizations to choose from
  • 35km
    of trails with year-round access for walking, running, biking, skiing, and more
  • 15
    varsity athletic teams show grit in practice and shine gold on the field, court, and ice
  • 1,067
    seats in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts theater