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Michigan Technological University

History

Michigan Technological University began as the Michigan Mining School in Houghton in 1885. Established by the state of Michigan to train mining engineers to better operate the local copper mines, the school started with four faculty members and 23 students on the second floor of a building on Montezuma Avenue in Houghton.

Education

Today, more than 60 percent of Michigan Tech students are enrolled in our 12 undergraduate and 29 graduate engineering programs across nine departments. Our students and curriculum embrace the spirit of hard work and fortitude our founders once had.  

Research

Research at Michigan Tech spans a vast range of expertise: sustainable engineering, the Great Lakes ecosystem, the emerald ash borer invasion, ionic space propulsion, 3D printing, cancer-fighting rice—the list goes on and on. Learn more about Michigan Tech’s research areas below to get a better idea of the groundbreaking work that happens here every day.

Career

Michigan Tech Career Services connects students, employers, alumni, faculty, and staff. Our collaborative programming and coaching launches and supports career journeys. 

PhD Programmes

Michigan Technological University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Michigan Technological University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF)
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships For Overseas Studies
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
08 May 2025
South-East Regional CONACYT Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
20 Mar 2025
CONACYT Scholarships For Doctoral Studies Abroad
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Becas Fulbright - Ampliación De Estudios
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Chungcheongnam
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Master/Doctoral Program Of Lotte Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Jeollanam
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
31 Jan 2025
Fulbright Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Education Center's Study Abroad Programs
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Fulbright Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
21200 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Next 100 (Kitas 100)
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
03 Mar 2025
Thanks To Scandinavia Grants To Danish Students
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
NORAM Scholarships
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
11000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Dositeja Fund For Young Talents Of Serbia
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education USA
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For a complete overview of scholarships for Michigan Technological University, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
851 -100
2023
751 -100
2022
651
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
-
2022
801
2021
801
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
779 -19
2022
760
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

Student Leadership and Involvement aims to provide opportunities for Michigan Tech students to get involved!  We plan and support extracurricular experiences for Huskies to grow, serve, connect, and lead. Our office provides support for everything from late night programs, fraternity & sorority life, tech traditions, leadership programs, community service events, and more than 240 organizations!

Housing services

  • Reception Desk Services
  • Game Rooms
  • Laundry Rooms
  • Study Areas
  • Kitchenettes
  • Bathroom Layout
  • Bike Storage
  • Computer Connections & Printing
  • Cable TV
  • Furnishings
  • Refrigerators
  • Linens for Bedding
  • Saunas

Library services

The library’s journal collection is 98% digital with a deep collection of printed historical engineering journals. As of January, 2017, students and faculty have access to 32,000 direct subscriptions (mainly in STEM disciplines) and additional access to 121,000 other serial titles.

ICT services

Michigan Tech IT develops and supports technology solutions that enable Michigan Tech's faculty, students, and staff to excel in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and public service. We’re committed to a diverse and inclusive community.

Medical services

Need a flu shot? Connect with one of the local area health providers to schedule a flu shot today or click on the Local Resources box for more information! 

  • Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center

  • UP Health System-Portage Express Care

  • UP Health System Portage 

  • Aspirus Clinic-Houghton

Campus life

Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior. 

  • Douglass Houghton Hall
  • McNair Hall
  • Wadsworth Hall
  • Hillside Place
  • Apartments
  • ICE House
  • Daniell Heights Apartments
  • University Owned Houses
  • Guest Rooms

Sports facilities

  • John J. MacInnes Student Ice Arena
  • Sherman Field
  • SDC Gym

Student clubs

  • Alpha Kappa Psi (ΑΚΨ) 
  • Phi Kappa Theta (ΦΚΘ) / Michigan Chi Rho
  • Sigma Kappa Upsilon Mu (ΣΚΥΜ)
  • Theta Tau (ΘΤ)

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is a regional accreditation agency that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities that are based in a 19-state region of the United States. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region. 

Houghton, Michigan, United States

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