Houghton, MI
Michigan Technological University


99 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Kristin
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Michigan Tech is a great place to give it your all! It is located far away from anybody, but this inadvertently makes it so ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Michigan Tech is a great place to give it your all! It is located far away from anybody, but this inadvertently makes it so that the people who are there, really WANT to be there. The courses are quite challenging, but it is not a bad thing, they are just giving you a lot to learn. Also, the campus is saturated with support to get anybody through. They strategically place freshman in many of the same classes, and along with the requirement to live on campus your first year, you can literally sit in the commons area of the dormitories to work on homework and ask for help out loud. I did this several times, and always got a response, along with a new friend. Besides the peers, every professor I had offered several available office hours, and were very helpful during those times. There are also specific learning centers you can visit for any class you are having problems with. I always thought learning centers were just for upperclassmen to put a badge on their resume, but the centers there helped me much more than I thought possible. If you have the drive to learn and succeed, every opportunity is available to you to make it! Besides academics, there are so many events and clubs to participate in that every day is an adventure. From taking trucks through trails, learning to snowshoe, camping under a nearby waterfall, to playing Dungeons & Dragons in the dorm halls, there really is something for everyone. The whole school also congregates to the Hockey games. They are quite an enjoyable, energy-packed, major event for Friday and Saturday nights, no matter how shy you are, you will be standing and cheering for that goal. With your eyes set on the end goal, finding your career, it is not a joke that employers really do know to expect greatness and ambition from an MTU graduate. The career fair is huge, because so many major companies want to make the trek to pick up Huskies. The question asked among fellow students was not, "do you have a job when you graduate?" it was, "WHERE did you get a job?" Overall, Michigan Tech is a great environment to be in to pursue your education goals. The culture is encouraging, and you will feel like you can accomplish anything. I picked this college over University of Michigan, Michigan State, Purdue, and MIT, and the price is way better as well.

Kiira
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I love the Michigan Tech atmosphere and the fun yet unique extracurricular activities here such as broom ball and the mushing...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the Michigan Tech atmosphere and the fun yet unique extracurricular activities here such as broom ball and the mushing club. The college is centered in mother of nature’s haven so it’s hiking, mountain biking, and waterfall hunting are lots of fun in the summer and spring. The campus is small but pretty and the students band together like no other college I’ve seen. It’s also good to note it’s a very safe school despite the difference in gender ratio.

Reagan
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Since the moment I set foot on campus, the summer before my junior year of high school, Tech has felt like a home away from h...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Since the moment I set foot on campus, the summer before my junior year of high school, Tech has felt like a home away from home. As a Michigan native, I welcome the extreme weather and variety of activities available throughout the academic year. The material we study is oftentimes considered difficult, and can be a make-or-break factor for prospective students, but I've found that the surrounding environment fosters vitality and growth which easily overcomes challenging academics. Tech is certainly not for everyone, but if you're able to own it and cultivate what the university offers you, you'll likely be better off than other, not so 'Crazy Smart' students.

Noah
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The school is fantastic in its own light. However, it can be a bit behind at times. The school is fairly slow to cultural and...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school is fantastic in its own light. However, it can be a bit behind at times. The school is fairly slow to cultural and social change. Though, scientific advances and changes occur quite often. The campus is very close knit, and the people there are very accepting to all kinds.

Haille
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Michigan Tech is very hard academically, but very rewarding in the future. The job placement rate is unbelievably high, and t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Michigan Tech is very hard academically, but very rewarding in the future. The job placement rate is unbelievably high, and the professors know what they're teaching inside and out. I wouldn't trade my school for any other, and the community is one that you can't find anywhere else in the world!

Erican
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Michigan Technological University may appear to be off the face of the Earth, but going to the "isolated" campus in the Keewe...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Michigan Technological University may appear to be off the face of the Earth, but going to the "isolated" campus in the Keewenaw Peninsula is worth it. Michigan Tech isn't as big as Michigan State University or the University of Michigan, but it is still large enough to present a friendly and engaging campus to students and professors alike. At the same time, it is also small enough to feel like a small town of its own, and not a city like U of M. The student population and faculty are always engaging in a variety of extracurricular activities, clubs, student government positions, sports, and research alike, as Michigan Tech always as opportunities available for the entire campus to partake and enjoy. With the biennial Career Fair that takes place directly on campus, Michigan Technological University also provides a vast variety of companies that students can approach for an internship or post-graduate job. With all the resources and academic programs provided, attending Michigan Technological University is both highly recommended and worth every penny.

Madison
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I listed myself as a visitor, as I have visited campus and will soon be a student. I am so excited for this coming fall when ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I listed myself as a visitor, as I have visited campus and will soon be a student. I am so excited for this coming fall when I will finally be an official Husky, and I think many other visitors to Michigan Tech feel the same way. I cannot describe enough how amazing I feel this school truly is.

Ethan
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My experience at Michigan Technological University has been mostly positive. The strong academic culture and the opportunitie...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My experience at Michigan Technological University has been mostly positive. The strong academic culture and the opportunities for career growth are some of the largest positives of this school. However, the cold winters are often difficult to deal with for residents of the more distant dorms such as McNair, and the social culture is lacking in some areas.

Johnny
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All the students here are huge nerds and gamers. They are also extremely unfriendly and antisocial, don’t expect to make any ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

All the students here are huge nerds and gamers. They are also extremely unfriendly and antisocial, don’t expect to make any friends. Normal people are hard to come by. Classes are ungodly hard, which leaves 0 free time to explore the area. There are 2 things every Tech student has in common, we are all crazy book smart and we all drink. Party’s never get busted. MIP’s are not handed out on campus. You can get pulled over going 25 over and get off with a verbal warning. Cops here don’t care at all, neither does the university or RA’s. Alcohol is allowed in the dorms. There are no girls. The 3-1 ratio is a lie, it’s more like 20-1. Perfect for smart, alcoholic, gay gamers and if you’re not that you will be by the time you graduate.

Abby
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I overall love the school and the overall culture. I feel very welcome on campus. The classes are challenging but also very m...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I overall love the school and the overall culture. I feel very welcome on campus. The classes are challenging but also very manageable, even when one is taking 17 credits and participating in extra curricular activities. I feel very at home on campus and all the faculty are very helpful and willing to aid with any issue or question brought to them.

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  • $13,728
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  • 75%

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