Michigan Tech Enrollment Highest In 30 Years

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fall 2016 enrollment at Michigan Technological University is the highest in over 30 years.

MTU’s report shows total enrollment at 7,268, the highest the school has seen since 1983.

This is 30 students more than last fall.

MTU officials say undergraduate enrollment totaled 5,827.

New first-year undergraduate enrollment rose 8 percent over last year with 1,580 students starting classes last week, 119 more than last year.

This is the largest incoming undergraduate first-year class since 1983.

Majors in computer science, general engineering, and forestry saw some of the biggest gains.