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Michigan Technological University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,418 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,095 tuition
$8,865 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$258 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$37,323 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,000 tuition
$8,865 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$258 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$8,521 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
27% get federal aid ($4,768 avg)
22% get state aid ($2,865 avg)
93% get institn'l aid ($8,521 avg)
66% get loans ($6,730 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.03% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.32% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,429 94%
Federal Grant Aid $4,768 27%
Pell Grants $4,218 26%
Other Federal Grants $751 26%
Institution Grant Aid $8,521 93%
State Grant Aid $2,865 22%
Student Loans $6,730 66%
Federal Loans $5,383 65%
Other Loans $10,348 9%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
award details Y Y Y N
$1,000 - $6,000 Y Y Y N
award details Y N N N
award details Y Y Y
award details Y Y Y N
$7,000 - $12,500 Y Y Y N
$1,500 - $4,500 Y Y N N
$1,500 - $3,000 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 16
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Michigan Technological University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931-1295
(888) 688-1885
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $437
Out of State $900


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Emma from Madison, WI
  • Mar-02-2015 I am a current student here

    For being a (relatively) less expensive college, Tech gives an amazing education that more than prepares you for a job after college. Its career fair in 2014 had over 350 companies - a crazy high amount, and a school record.

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  • 4
  • Crystal
  • Mar-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Michigan Tech is a little pricey, but the money is more than worth it. There are tons of things to do, places to see, and organizations to join. The teachers are dedicated to the success of their students. The university provides learning centers in every subject staffed by upperclassmen to help students do homework, understand concepts, and study for tests. They offer services to help students get a job, internship/co-op, study abroad, and many other services. Tech is definitely worth the money.

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  • 1
  • Todd
  • Aug-06-2013 I am a current student here

    I go here for free, on a fellowship (so I am stuck here), I would never pay to attend this university. Why not pay to go to an amazing school like Michigan State, or Michigan? Why would you pay way more in tuition to live in an icecube with a bunch of dudes?

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  • 5
  • Kailey from Houghton, MI
  • Aug-04-2013 I am a current student here

    I think what you can get out of this school is way more than what you pay. If you want to go to a conference to better yourself, ask your department for some help, they want their students to be the best. The companies that come up for career fair are not just looking for internships and co-ops, they are looking for future employees. Tech has one of the best job placement I have seen. If you want to go to grad school, many of the professors own their own labs and many of them are at the top of their fields in research they will give you lab experience and opportunity to be published even as an undergraduate. This school will make your resume better than you could have ever imagined it, if you take the opportunities in front of you and run with them.

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