Location
Houghton, MI
Undergrads
5,196
Tuition (in-state)
$27,258 ($13,353)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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Reviews 434 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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4 College Freshman

Computers: Our computers in the library and computer labs are great and very reliable. However, the wireless support for the dorms and throughout campus is terrible.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The houses are fairly close to campus depending on which house you choose to rent. Others require some type of transportation in order to attend classes.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Most sports are attended only as something to go to considering all sports are D-2 with the exception of hockey. Because our hockey team is D-1, the student section is always packed for their home games.

5 College Freshman

Academics: As a highly recognized school in the field of engineering, it gives students a great advantage to get internships and co-ops at professional companies all over the Midwest. The engineering programs are rigorous and require a lot of hard work and dedication, but at the same time provides students with real life situations and how to apply what we learn in the classroom to real life jobs.

3 College Freshman

Nightlife: Most people go to fraternities over the weekend to party, and people who are 21 and over will usually go to the bars.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: We have shuttles that run daily over campus. It is also easy to find someone to give you a ride around town or back home.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: There are not many diverse students that enroll here but the community is accepting to most of those who are.

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Drug usage is not extremely noticeable. When students partake in it they are usually safe about it and stay out of trouble.

1 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: There are a lot more guys than girls and most of the girls here are not very attractive at all.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Great school for engineering. The professors are willing to help out with anything you need and the advisers are great.

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: There are tons of scholarships that you are able to get and are easy to apply for.

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1 College Freshman

Campus Dining: The food is not good at all. I tend to order food from Jimmy Johns a lot just because i do not want to eat the dorm food.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The campus is the third safest in the nation. There is not crime that ever happens up here and you feel safe no matter where you are.

5 College Freshman

Academics: It is one of the best schools for engineering. All the students are very smart and there are always places to get help. The only one issue is that there is a very high workload.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It is a great school and very smart. The education is great and all of the students are very smart. The social life is a little bit lacking but school is supposed to be for the education which is great.

3 College Freshman

Nightlife: There are generally parties most nights especially on the weekends. Frats are always having parties but I have found those to not be as fun. It tends to be mostly guys and there are quite a bit of dirty people. Parties at regular houses are much better than the frat parties. There are also plenty of bars to go out to and the is one club.

2 College Freshman

Athletics: Athletics are not a very big part of student life which is a little disappointing for someone being very into sports. The facilities are nice and open to student, but the only varsity that anyone sort of cares about is hockey.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Majority of the restaurants are local restaurants. Joeys is the best restaurant around.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Most of the school is not very strict. The only issue that i have had is playing music too loud and getting ratted out for that and then that led to faculty trying to find alcohol in my room.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life is not necessarily that big on campus. The frats are mainly known for throwing parties.

4 College Freshman

Computers: There are plenty of computer labs to use and the computers are generally fast and have up to date software. Black and white printing is free. The only issue is the wifi in the dorms is not always the best.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The whole town of Houghton is there basically because of the college. There are plenty of activities that you can find to do. The shopping is not very good there are not many major stores. The is a Walmart.

3 College Freshman

Weather: If snows all of the time so if you love snow it is good for you. I loved the snow for skiing and outdoor activities, but there is a point to where you just want the snow to go away.

4 College Freshman

Majors: Being in mechanical engineering I have access to a wide range of internships in all sorts of different fields. I particularly want to design vehicles and work for an automotive manufacturer and I have many opportunities to look for that at job fairs and through contact at the university.

3 College Freshman

Majors: When applying I did not receive much contact with people in my program. I was a transfer and most of the events were designed for high schoolers and so I felt a little left out through all of that. I did not really get to see what people on campus were like until I got there.

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