Michigan Tech is one of the top two universities in Michigan and among the best in the country according to rankings by the website WalletHub which were released Monday.
WalletHub put 500 institutions on its "2021's College and University Rankings." Michigan Tech was ranked No. 138 on the overall list up eight spots from last year's ranking.
WalletHub looks to find the top-performing schools at the lowest possible costs to undergrads. The website compared more than a thousand U.S. institutions using 33 key measures. That data is grouped into seven categories such as Student Selectivity, Cost and Financing and Career Outcomes.
When compared to colleges and universities in Michigan, Tech was ranked No. 2. Among the 273 midwest colleges and universities listed, Michigan Tech was rated 30th, up one from a year ago.