Michigan Technological University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Michigan Technological University ranks better than 70% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Michigan Technological University ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Michigan Technological University's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at Michigan Technological University

We calculated a salary score for each of Michigan Technological University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Michigan Technological University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for MTU Bachelor's Degrees

MTU ranks higher than 70% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 68% $25,350 $52,393 68%
Biology, General 31% $27,000 $26,353 31%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 87% $24,250 $68,499 87%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 77% $25,547 $49,331 77%
Chemical Engineering 64% $25,000 $69,757 64%
Civil Engineering 62% $25,500 $62,856 62%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 0% $28,509 $32,925 0%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 79% Not Reported $40,017 79%
Computer Engineering 53% $27,000 $72,453 53%
Computer Science 59% $23,250 $71,947 59%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 94% $26,000 $72,123 94%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 73% $27,000 $75,742 73%
Engineering-Related Fields 83% Not Reported $71,575 83%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 56% $27,000 $56,234 56%
Finance and Financial Management Services 37% $25,350 $47,260 37%
Forestry 78% $19,500 $44,170 78%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 79% $22,250 $33,993 79%
Management Information Systems and Services 91% Not Reported $69,338 91%
Marketing 58% Not Reported $43,798 58%
Materials Engineering 79% $25,000 $70,776 79%
Mathematics 96% $26,500 $66,077 96%
Mechanical Engineering 77% $26,117 $69,967 77%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 71% $28,750 $64,493 71%

Salary Scores for MTU Master's Degrees

MTU ranks higher than 32% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36% Not Reported $63,005 36%
Civil Engineering 25% Not Reported $67,660 25%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 7% Not Reported $56,641 7%
Forestry 20% Not Reported $46,087 20%
Mechanical Engineering 74% Not Reported $89,746 74%

Michigan Technological University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Austin Johnson 6/30/2019

Michigan Technological University is an outstanding university. My time spent there during my undergraduate years has imbued me with professional and personal skills that are applicable to a diverse array of situations. My studies at Michigan Tech taught me more than just the subject matter; I learned professional and interpersonal skills that will help me wherever I end up.

Matt Visconti 3/27/2017

Michigan tech is, in my opinion one of the best schools in Michigan. Its curriculum is tough but fair (in most cases) and the school does a decent job of preparing you for the job market. All graduates from this school have an easy time finding work after school with a 93% job placement rating.