Welcome to International Programs and Services

Thank you for visiting the International Programs and Services site. If you are a future student, I hope you will also take an in-depth look at our entire website, especially at our program offerings pages. As you explore your intended majors, minors, and academic areas of interests, you will come to know why Michigan Technological University is considered one of the best universities in the United States and the world, serving over 1,100 international students and scholars from over 60 different countries. We are currently ranked as a first tier university (#115) by US News and World Report and included in the Princeton Review’s “The Best 377 Colleges”.

Michigan Technological University is a premier university of international stature, delivering education, new knowledge, and innovation to meet the needs of our technological world. Michigan Tech graduates have the skills and knowledge that allow them to create the future and change the world.

The International Programs and Services Office provides support services which advance the university’s global initiatives. Our office oversees the admission process for ESL and undergraduate degree seeking international students, exchange students and scholars, and study abroad participants. We provide cultural and transition support as well as counsel all F-1 and J-1 visa holders on the rules and regulations they need to abide by while in the United States. We also support academic units which have agreements and partnerships with international colleges and universities.

Our office is staffed with knowledgeable, caring professionals who are committed to student success, learning, and the globalization of higher education. We look forward to working with you to ensure that you meet your academic, personal, and professional goals. We are located in the Administration Building, Room 200 and invite you to stop by any time.

Thy Yang

Director of International Programs and Services