Michigan Technological University

Michigan Tech Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Michigan Tech really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at Michigan Tech. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Michigan Tech Student Population

How Many Students Attend Michigan Technological University?

Michigan Tech total enrollment is approximately 7,027 students.

5,383 are undergraduates and 881 are graduate students.

Michigan Tech Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Michigan Tech undergraduate population is made up of 29% women, and 71% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Michigan Tech Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,733
Multi-Ethnic 211
Hispanic 118
Asian 90
International 87
Unknown 74
Black or African American 52
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Michigan Tech Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 31% of full-time grad students are women, and 69% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Michigan Tech Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 567
White 268
Unknown 17
Black or African American 12
Multi-Ethnic 7
Hispanic 4
Asian 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Michigan Tech achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,633 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2633 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  25.08 out of 100
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To get this overall diversity score, we looked at the combined rankings of student racial/ethnic diversity, as well as age, gender, and geographic diversity.

How Does Michigan Tech Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Michigan Tech is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Michigan Tech is ranked 3,370 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3370 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  11.08 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Michigan Tech Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,543
International 779
Multi-Ethnic 239
Hispanic 129
Unknown 122
Asian 113
Black or African American 79
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Michigan Technological University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,333
Asian 88
Multi-Ethnic 11
Black or African American 9
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Michigan Tech ranks 2,897 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2897 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  23.57 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 2,025 female students and 5,002 male students at Michigan Tech.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Michigan Tech is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.66 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 751 female teachers and 870 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

25.13% Out of State
1.45% Out of the Country

Michigan Tech ranks 861 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

25.13% of Michigan Tech students come from out of state, and 1.45% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  60 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 24 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Michigan 1,019
Wisconsin 147
Illinois 61
Indiana 6
California 5

International Students at Michigan Tech

Students from 55 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Iran.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
61.66% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  69.67 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Michigan Tech, 61.66% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,353
20-21 2,143
22-24 1,597
25-29 655
30-34 212
35 and over 201
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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