HOUGHTON, Mich. — Using data from NicheStacker compiled a list of the 100 best public colleges in America, from major universities to small, specialized colleges. Published on Tuscon.com, Stacker ranked Michigan Technological University (MTU) 34th of over 1,600 public institutions in the United States.

“Ranked as one of Michigan’s best value colleges, Michigan Tech is located in the city of Houghton, right off the Keweenaw Waterway and in close proximity to Lake Superior.”

“There are more than 120 degree programs within its seven colleges, and the university is home to the Great Lakes Research Center, where students can participate in research programs with biologists, geologists, and engineers.”