Cost of Attendance

Use the Department of Education's FAFSA4caster if you would like to calculate approximate eligibility for financial assistance. Listed below are expenses for students attending Michigan Tech. You may also view some examples of financial aid packages for students.

2013-2014 Undergraduate Expenses
 
 Michigan ResidentNon-Michigan Resident
 One SemesterAcademic Year
(Two Semesters)
One SemesterAcademic Year
(Two Semesters)
Tuition1,2,3$6,735$13,470$14,175$28,350
Required Fees4$129$258$129$258
Lab and Course Fees (estimated)$235$470$235$470
Room and Board5$4,588$9,175$4,588$9,175
Books and Supplies (estimated)$600$1,200$600$1,200
Personal Needs and Travel (estimated)$870$1,740$870$1,740
Loan Origination Fee6$31$62$31$62
TOTAL7,8$13,188$26,375$20,628$41,255

 

  1. Students taking 12-18 credits per semester are charged the "plateau rate" listed above.
  2. Students taking less than 12 credits will be charged on a per credit basis (resident: $510, non-resident: $1,050).  This per credit price also applies to any credit taken over 18 credits.
  3. Students attending over summer semesters will be charged on a per credit rate of $458 (residents) or $945 (non-residents).  
  4. Required fees per semester include:
        Fall and Spring Activity Fee- $60.00
        Fall and Spring Experience Tech Fee- $69.00 (not assessed in summer)
  5. Room and Board rates vary depending on hall assignment and meal plan selection.
  6. The loan origination fees estimated above are only charged to those students receiving federal direct loans.
  7. An additional $755 surcharge for each semester applies to engineering/computer science students, sophomore through doctoral.  Tuition is based on an average 15 credits per semester.  
  8. Tuition, fees, and room and board are payable each semester.  NOTE: Total may not equal exact sum of listed expenses due to rounding.

*International students will be assessed a $150 per semester surcharge (excluding summer semester).

2013-2014 Graduate Expenses
 
ItemFallSpringSummer*Annual
Tuition a, b, d ($789/credit)$7,101$7,101$789$14,991
Required Fees c$119$119$10$248
Lab and Course Fees (estimated)$63$63-$126
Room and Board (Michigan Tech Apartments + Gold Meal Plan)$4,989$4,989$4,989$14,967
Books and Supplies (estimated)$300$300$100$700
Personal Needs & Travel (estimated, includes health insurance)$1,135$1,135$1,135$3,405
Loan Origination Feee$41$41$41$124
TOTALf$13,748$13,748$7,064$34,560
  1. All graduate students enrolled in engineering or computer science programs are assessed a surcharge of $755.00 each semester they are registered for 5 or more credits and $377.50 each semester they are registered for less than 5 credits.
  2. Applied Science Education, On-campus Peace Corps Master's International, Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows, OSM/VISTA, and National Service Graduate Fellowship students are assessed tuition at $514.00 per credit hour.
  3. Required fees per semester include:
        Fall and Spring Activity Fee - $50.00
        Summer Activity Fee - $10.00
        Fall and Spring Experience Tech Fee- $69.00 (not assessed in Summer)
  4. Students in research only mode are assessed tuition at $263.00 per credit hour for nine research credits. These students may register for courses in addition to research credits, with permission from their graduate program. Tuition for courses is assessed at the full, regular rate.  
  5. The loan origination fees estimated above are only charged to those students receiving federal loans.
  6. Tuition is based on 9 credits per semester.

* Student who is enrolled for one credit during the summer semester is considered full time.

* International students will be assessed a $150 per semester surcharge (excluding summer semester).