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Michigan Technological University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 390 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 5 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

26% Women
74% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Great Lakes Intercollegiate Ath Conf

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $114,531)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $58,709)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 18 16 - Yes
Football 112 - - -
Ice Hockey 31 - Yes Yes
Skiing 17 17 Yes -
Soccer - 26 Yes Yes
Tennis 10 10 Yes Yes
Track and Field, Outdoor 62 30 Yes -
Track and Field, X-Country 51 30 - -
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes Yes
Baseball - - Yes -
Beach Volleyball - - - Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Dance - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Golf - - Yes -
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Other Sports - - Yes Yes
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes Yes
Rifle - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Swimming - - Yes Yes
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.6%
Hispanic 1.6%
Non-resident alien 12.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.7%
Two or more races 0.8%
White/non-Hispanic 74.9%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Drama Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 3
Liquor Law Violation 16
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 6
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Ronald from Alma, MI
  • 5
  • Dorm life for me has been great. Most of the students at Tech are like-minded, and therefore you will probably get along well with several people, and will make a…

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  • Martin from Kewanee, IL
  • 5
  • Community is a big thing here. Dorms are split up into house groups that become your family while you are here. Houses compete in many different competitions to…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Big Pete
  • I am a current student here

    There are three dining halls. Food selection is decent.

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  • 5
  • brianna from shelby township, mi
  • I am a current student here

    like i said unlimited food within the dining halls. they do have a day to day menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. in addition to this there is always, a salad bar, a sandwich bar, a cereal bar, an option of pizza, an option of burgers/garden burgers and fries as well as make your own stir fry stations, all kind of fresh fruit and even waffle makers. believe me when i say you will not go hungry. as previously stated the only difference within michigan tech's meal plans are the amount of dining dollars (vending machine/cafe) and/or guest passes.

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  • 2
  • Helen from Kingsley, MI
  • I am a current student here

    The dorm food is pretty terrible. The food you can buy on campus is a slight improvement, but predictably overpriced.

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  • 4
  • Sabrina from Coldwater, MI
  • I am a current student here

    The food isn't too bad. There are always the good and bad days though. One thing that is really neat however is their stir fry/ omelette bars. I really enjoy having this option because sometimes you just want to make your own food.

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  • 3
  • Emma from Madison, WI
  • I am a current student here

    The food at Tech is decent, but could use more quality fruits and vegetables - there are a lot of meat-and-potato type entrees. A few times a semester though, the dining halls go all out with fancy meals that are delicious and fun.

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  • 3
  • Elise from Allegan, MI
  • I am a current student here

    It's dorm food, essentially. Sometimes they really out-do themselves. Sometimes you'd really rather just have a bowl of cereal. They do have fantastic holiday meals before breaks that are blowout affairs.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • brianna from shelby township, mi
  • I am a current student here

    around 8 percent of michigan tech students are greek, myself included (apo -epsilon lambda). there are 8 sororities on campus and around 14 fraternities. this does not include alpha phi omega (the largest service fraternity in the country founded on the boy scouts of america), mu beta psi (the music fraternity) along with a few other academic greek organizations.

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  • 0
  • Helen from Kingsley, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Most of the frats are usually suspended for drinking or hazing related issues, the school has been cracking down pretty hard in those areas. Nothing new or unusual here.

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  • 0
  • Student from Midland, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life at Tech is sooooo different from any other university. It is definitely not your stereotypical Greek experience. The Greek community is just that: a community. Each organization is unique and they all support each other in order to improve the community and the world.

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  • 0
  • Crystal
  • I am a current student here

    There are plenty of sororities and fraternities at Tech. The Greek Life students put on different activities for students and fund raisers to help the community and charities. I am not too sure about what else Greek Life offers. I am not a part of it myselfâ?¦yet.

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  • 0
  • Kailey from Houghton, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Greek Life Is present just as it is at most other Universities across the United States. The Greeks put their best foot forward to promoting a positive image around the entire Greek system. They do a lot of community service and most all of them have very good GPA's. Everyone has the opportunity to look into greek life at tech because they will often host fun things to do around campus or fun trips somewhere, so that people can learn what they are about and if that Fraternity/Sorority is right for them.

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  • 0
  • Brittany from Clintonville, WI
  • I am a current student here

    Greek Life seems pretty big on the Michigan Tech campus and also very publicized. Something that someone could easily become a part of if interested!

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  • 0
  • Leo from Houghton, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is really different than other colleges. A lot of people join Greek life at Tech when they wouldn't have joined at another school, because it is not so stereotypical.

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  • 0
  • Matthew from Escanaba, MI
  • I am a current student here

    There are many fraternities and sororities here. However, I never joined one or looked into them so I can't say much about them.

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