Michigan Technological University News

Michigan Technological University, commonly referred to as Michigan Tech or MTU, is a public research university located in Houghton, Michigan. Established in 1885 as the Michigan Mining School to train mining engineers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the university has expanded its curriculum over the years to include more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs across various fields such as engineering, technology, forestry, business, and the sciences. Michigan Tech is known for its strong emphasis on research, experiential learning, and outdoor activities, owing to its location in the natural surroundings of the Keweenaw Peninsula. The university also boasts a significant focus on technological innovation and entrepreneurship.