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Michigan Technological University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$25,939 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,334 tuition
$10,105 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$42,273 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$30,668 tuition
$10,105 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$8,905 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
25% get federal aid ($4,831 avg)
27% get state aid ($3,730 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($8,905 avg)
63% get loans ($7,493 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.15% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.68% 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 $11,063 96%
Federal Grant Aid $4,831 25%
Pell Grants $4,471 24%
Other Federal Grants $529 24%
Institution Grant Aid $8,905 94%
State Grant Aid $3,730 27%
Student Loans $7,493 63%
Federal Loans $5,453 62%
Other Loans $11,043 12%

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 $591
Out of State $1,207


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • brianna from shelby township, mi
  • May-10-2016 I am a current student here

    michigan tech was actually rated the number 1 college in michigan in 2015 by the brookings institution as the top college by salary data as compared to expectations. the study predicted that the median career average salary was $69,975, but in reality it was $97,300.

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  • 4
  • Sabrina from Coldwater, MI
  • Dec-26-2015 I am a current student here

    Considering the tuition costs, I really think this is a great place to start an engineering degree. There isn't so much pressure than encouragement to do well here. Overall, the classes and living accommodations really are worth the price.

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  • 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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