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2021 Best Mechanical Engineering Technology Schools in Michigan

6 Colleges
$62,120 Avg Salary
$26,147 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Mechanical Engineering Technology School for You

Mechanical Engineering Technology is the #74 most popular major in Michigan with 482 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Mechanical Engineering Technology Schools in Michigan ranking. This report analyzed 6 schools in Michigan to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Mechanical Engineering Technology Schools in Michigan

Check out the ME tech programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top Michigan Schools in ME Tech

Our 2021 rankings named Michigan Technological University the best school in Michigan for mechanical engineering technology students. Located in the town of Houghton, Michigan Tech is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

On average, ME tech graduates from Michigan Tech take out $29,250 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $304.

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#2

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Out of the 6 schools in Michigan that were part of this year’s ranking, Ferris State University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the distant town of Big Rapids, Ferris is a public college with a fairly large student population.

ME Tech majors at Ferris take out an average of $20,974 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $218, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#3

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Central Michigan University is a great place for mechanical engineering technology students. Located in the town of Mount Pleasant, Central Michigan is a public college with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, ME tech majors at Central Michigan accumulate an average of around $31,000 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $322, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Eastern Michigan University is a great place for mechanical engineering technology students. Located in the suburb of Ypsilanti, Eastern Michigan is a public college with a fairly large student population.

ME Tech majors at Eastern Michigan take out an average of $27,687 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $287.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Northern Michigan University. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Mechanical Engineering Technology Schools in Michigan list. Northern Michigan University is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Marquette.

On average, ME tech graduates from Northern Michigan University take out $27,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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#6

Baker College

Flint, MI

With a ranking of #6, Baker College did quite well on this year’s best schools for mechanical engineering technology students. Baker College is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Flint.

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Best Mechanical Engineering Technology Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Mechanical Engineering Technology Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Ohio 745
Illinois 216
Indiana 551
Wisconsin 37

One of 17 majors within the area of study, mechanical engineering technology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 14,313
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10,756
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 10,702
Environmental Control Technology 10,042
Electronics Engineering Technology 9,875

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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