Accreditations & Rankings

Accreditations & Rankings

Institutional Accreditation
Michigan Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.

Rankings and Accolades
Michigan Tech's programs are nationally recognized and earn praise for academic excellence, graduate employability, and value, as well as safety and quality of life. 

Recent rankings include:

  • U.S. News & World Report
    • No. 60 Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs
    • No. 83 Best Engineering Schools (Graduate Programs)
    • No. 92 Electrical Engineering
    • No. 12 in the U.S. for public universities whose graduates earn the highest mid-career salaries
    • Top 25 Public University where grads make six figures
  • Niche
    • Top 30 Public Universities in America 
  • Bestcolleges
    • No. 18 in the U.S. for ROI
  • SmartAsset 
    • No. 2 in Michigan comparing the cost of a college education to graduates’ average starting salaries
  • Money Magazine
    • No. 90 out of 706 Best Colleges


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