Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech)
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Michigan Technological University can be found in Houghton, MI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 7,700 students enrolled per year at Michigan Technological University.
Most of the students getting into this school got an SAT score within the range of 1590 to 1945, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 24 to 29. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Michigan Tech average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.64. About 80 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Michigan Technological University, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 33 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mtu.edu.
Overall Michigan Tech Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012
The overall acceptance rate for Michigan Technological University was reported as 76.6% in Fall 2012 with over 4,520 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- Michigan Tech SAT Scores: 1590 - 1945
- Michigan Tech ACT Scores: 24 - 29
- Michigan Tech Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.64
How Hard Is It to Get into Michigan Technological University?
Applicant Selectivity: High
Michigan Technological University has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Michigan Technological University has been staying about the same from year to year.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2008-2009: 74.9%
- 2009-2010: 73.2%
- 2010-2011: 73.7%
- 2011-2012: 75.2%
- 2012-2013: 76.6%
- Projected Michigan Tech Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 75.2%
How Does Michigan Tech Compare?
The acceptance rate for Michigan Tech is thirty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|Northern Michigan University||73.1%|
|The College of Saint Scholastica||72.7%|
|University of Wisconsin-Superior||89.3%|
|University of Wisconsin-Green Bay||84.8%|
|University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point||82.9%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Recommended
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Michigan Tech (Fall 2012)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||520 - 650|
|Math||580 - 680|
|Writing||490 - 615|
|Total Score||1590 - 1945|
|English||22 - 28|
|Math||25 - 30|
|Composite Score||24 - 29|