Michigan Technological University
Situated in the core of Copper County, once renowned as the world’s foremost metal producer, Michigan Tech originated in 1885 as a school focused on mining education. In 1964, it attained university status. Michigan Technological University is ranked #851-900 in QS World University Rankings 2024. The campus spans 925 acres, accompanied by a 4,000-acre forestry research centre located in Alberta.
The institution offers a diverse range of disciplines encompassing engineering, business, economics, forest resources, environmental sciences, as well as arts and technology. With a rich array of over 220 student groups spanning sports clubs, musical ensembles, and fine arts activities, Michigan Tech fosters a vibrant campus life. Moreover, the university boasts a robust network of sororities and fraternities for interested students to join.
Michigan Tech’s athletic teams bear the moniker “Huskies” and actively participate in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The roster includes sports such as football, hockey, volleyball, and Nordic skiing. The university publishes The Daily Bull, a satirical daily entertainment newspaper covering campus and global news, and The Michigan Tech Lode, a weekly student newspaper that has earned recognition for its quality.