Prospective Students

Welcome to the Graduate School at Michigan Technological University! We are an international community of students and scholars dedicated to cutting-edge research, inspiring classroom experiences, and community engagement. Michigan Tech graduate students come to us for many different reasons and from all walks of life; all are united by their desire to leave a positive mark on our planet. As a Michigan Tech graduate, you'll be prepared to meet the world's needs like no other.

Whether you are looking to explore your interests, advance your career, or change the world, we welcome your application.

For more information about applying to Michigan Tech, contact us at or at 906-487-2327.

How to Apply

Applying to the Graduate School is free (no application fees) and fast (no official transcripts, or test scores to start). Apply today, and we'll help you through the rest of the process.

Step 1: Create

Create and Activate Your Account

For new users, create your account by providing your first name, last name, date of birth, and email address. For returning users, who provided an application after September 8, 2021, login with your previous account credentials. Please contact if you are unsure if you are a new or returning user.

Step 2: Apply

Provide Your Application
(it's free!)

Complete and submit your free application. This is the next step for all potential students, regardless of your residency or the type of degree or credential you are seeking.

Step 3: Upload

Upload required documents

You will upload all required documents to your Michigan Tech application portal. Programs typically will not review an application until all required materials have been submitted to the Graduate School.
International applicants are required to pay a $10 processing fee per application.

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    square feet of research lab space
  • $102

    million in research expenditures

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Meet Our Admissions Team

Jacque Smith

Jacque Smith

  • Director of Graduate Enrollment Services


  • Recruits graduate students
  • Develops advancement initiatives and marketing strategies
  • Facilitates alumni relations
Ashli Wells

Ashli Wells

  • Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Services


  • Manages all aspects of admissions applications
  • Oversees communications with applicants
  • Recruits graduate students
  • Administers incoming Graduate Student Visa paperwork


"Michigan Tech is so different. The moment you speak up, everyone opens their arms. I feel like I am part of a bigger family."

Munkaila Musah
PhD Student in Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology from Ghana

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Munkaila Musah