2016-2017 MTG recipients and graduates
It's been an exciting year at Michigan's independent colleges and univerities! During the 2016-2017 academic year, 14,789 students received the need-based Michigan Tuition Grant (MTG) with more than a quarter (27%) of these students earning a Bachelor's degree.
During the 2016-2017 academic year, 14,789 students in Michigan received the need-based Michigan Tuition Grant (MTG) award. This grant is available for Michigan students with financial need seeking a Bachelor's degree at an independent, non-profit college or university in Michigan. For many students, the MTG award is game-changing in helping them graduate on time.
Students who receive the MTG graduate at a 35 percent higher rate than students who do not receive the grant. The 2016-2017 academic year was no different with more than a quarter (3,933 students or 27 percent of the total MTG awardees) earning a Bachelor's degree. This is compared to the state average of 20 percent of Bachelor's-degree-seeking students completing their degree in a given year.