Michigan Tech is located in Houghton, on Michigan's scenic Upper Peninsula. Upper Michigan's expansive waters and forests provide students, faculty, and staff unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation, such as backpacking, hiking, camping, boating, mountain biking, and skiing. The University owns an eighteen-hole golf course, as well as downhill and cross-country ski areas.Houghton, rated the third-safest college town in the nation and the safest in Michigan, is part of the Houghton-Hancock twin cities with approximately 12,000 residents. Michigan Tech's 7,000 students from many states and foreign countries make the area a vibrant, multicultural community.
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