About University Relations

Michigan Tech's mission to create a just, prosperous, and sustainable world is expressed through technology transfer and innovation. Our entrepreneurial spirit—equal parts curiosity and grit—infuses everything we do. University Relations promotes and advocates that mission throughout local, state, and federal governments and communities.


Michigan Tech's programs earn praise for quality and value—and for safety and quality of life. Recent rankings include:

  • Money Magazine: MTU ranked No. 90 out of 706 Best Colleges
  • Money Magazine: MTU ranked No. 2 on the list of 11 Public Colleges Where Grads Make Six Figures
  • Safewise: Houghton/MTU ranked No. 20 on the list of 50 Safest College Towns in America
  • US News & World Report:
    • Undergraduate rankings: No. 118 out of 280 public and private national universities offering undergraduate majors, plus master's and doctoral programs. These colleges also are committed to producing groundbreaking research.
    • Graduate rankings: Environmental Engineering (38), Mechanical Engineering (53), Biomedical Engineering (63), Electrical Engineering (92), and Computer Engineering (95)

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