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Tuition & Special Fees

Tuition

The base cost for live-in students is:
$895.00 - covers room and board and tuition.

The base cost for commuter students is:
$475.00 - covers tuition and lunches.

Special Course Fees

Some programs have additional course fees for lab supplies, transportation, permits, and other accommodations. These include:

Course

Additional Fee

Course Total

Aviation and Aerospace

$100.00

$995.00/$575.00

Blacksmithing

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Chemical Engineering

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Computing Elements

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Introduction to Microbiology

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Mechanical Engineering:
Design the Future

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Mechanical Engineering:
Eng the Human Body

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Mechanical Engineering:
Automotive Engineering

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Rocketry and Space Science

$50.00

$945.00/$525.00

Engineering 101

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Forensic Science and CSI

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Geological Engineering

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Genetic Modification and Biotechnology

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Materials Science and Engineering

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Medical Laboratory Science

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Mining Engineering and Operations

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Mobile Robotics

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Wild World of Chemistry

$25.00

$920.00/$500.00

Additional Fees

 

Charter Bus

Students may wish to utilize our charter bus service to get to campus. The fees for this are $175 one-way or $275 round-trip. Please see the Getting Here page for more information.

Early Arrival / Late Departure

Should you need to check in to SYP before Sunday or leave after noon on Saturday, you can do so with prior approval from the Summer Youth Programs office. There is a fee of $75 per day, which covers room and board, supervision, and activities. We cannot accommodate late departures on July 1 or July 29.

Discounts

Multiple Week Discount: If you attend our programs for multiple weeks, you will receive a one-time $50 discount. Discount must be noted on the original payment form.

Michigan Tech Alumni/Staff Discount: If your parent or grandparent is a Michigan Tech alumnus, faculty, or staff member, you are eligible for one $50 discount for a live-in or commuter exploration (not applicable for scholarship programs). This discount will be applied after the SYP office confirms your relative's status. Discount must be noted on the original payment form.

Discounts and Awards cannot be used in combination with each other - only one discount/award can be applied per exploration.

Stayover

If you stay for multiple programs/weeks, there will be a $125 stayover fee per weekend. This covers room and board, as well as a weekend trip that could include:

• A guided tour of an inactive copper mine

• A Pictured Rocks boat tour on Lake Superior

• Barbecuing at Great Sand Bay

• A tour of Historic Fort Wilkins

• Kayaking

• Traveling to a Native American Powwow

• Boat tours on scenic Portage Lake

• Hiking in the Porcupine Mountains

 

 
 

 

Women in Engineering
June 18-24, 2017

Engineering Scholars
June 25-July 1, 2017

Women in Computer Science
June 25-July 1, 2017

Summer Youth Programs 1
July 9-15, 2017

Summer Youth Programs 2
July 16-22, 2017

Summer Youth Programs 3
July 23-29, 2017

Rail & Intermodal Transportation
July 9-15, 2017

National Summer Transportation Institute
July 16-29, 2017

Junior Women in Engineering
July 23-29, 2017

Women in Automotive Engineering
July 23-29, 2017

 

 

2017 Forms & Docs

 

 

 

 
 
 

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1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295
(906) 487-2219

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