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Can I get into Michigan Tech? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,063 out of 5,386 applicants or 75% were admitted making Michigan Technological University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Michigan Technological University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||29%||32%||31%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Michigan Technological University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Michigan Tech regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Michigan Technological University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>85%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||75%-85%|
|24 to 26||Avg -||66%-75%|
|22 to 24||Reach||56%-66%|
|Less than 22||Low||<56%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1400 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1280 to 1400||Avg +||75%-84%|
|1160 to 1280||Avg -||64%-75%|
|1040 to 1160||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 1040||Low||<51%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Michigan Technological University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Michigan Technological University was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.6 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Michigan Tech accepts 75% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Michigan Technological University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171128 IPEDS survey data for Michigan Technological University.