Michigan Tech Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

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.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,631 3,735 5,386
Accepted 1,248 2,813 4,063
Acceptance Rate 77% 75% 75%
Enrolled 365 912 1,277
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 32% 31%

Scores you need to get in

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.

ACT Requirements

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.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

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
SAT Composite 1160 1400
SAT Reading 580 700
SAT Math 580 720
ACT Composite 24 29
ACT English 23 29
ACT Math 25 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 40% Good
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

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Michigan Technological University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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