Tuition & Fees

$51,832

$51,832

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
88%
600-699
12%
700-800
99%
600-699
1%
700-800
74%
600-699
23%
500-599
3%
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
95%
24-29
5%
30-36
99%
24-29
1%
30-36
98%
24-29
2%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

1

teacher

3

students

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Extremely Selective

7%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,452
Declined + 18,795
Total Received 20,247
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Private (nonprofit)

4,547

undergraduate students

6,919

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science/engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering/computer Science
  3. Engineering
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Codes

SAT 3514
ACT 1858

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Location

School Facts

MIT, founded in 1861, is a private institution. Its 166-acre campus is located in Cambridge.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 11,466
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Cambridge, MA

166-acre, urban campus in Cambridge (population: 110,651), across the Charles River from Boston. Major airport, bus, and train serve Boston.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
28 fraternities 48% of male students
 
8 sororities 30% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
98%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
88%
600-699
12%
700-800
99%
600-699
1%
700-800
74%
600-699
23%
500-599
3%
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
95%
24-29
5%
30-36
99%
24-29
1%
30-36
98%
24-29
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

7%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,452
Declined + 18,795
Total Received 20,247

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Stuart Schmill
Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services
P: 617 253-3400
F: 617 258-8304
admissions@mit.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$50,080

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,520
Room $9,890
Board $5,620
Additional fees $312
Books & supplies $800
Total $68,142
Average Financial Aid - $50,080
Total with Avg. Aid $18,062

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,101,604
State $179,326
Institutional $108,433,488
Other external $4,217,867
Total $118,932,285

Non-need-based

Federal $1,002,016
State $4,486
Institutional $29,632
Other external $6,185,628
Total $7,221,762
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 15

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 15

Business/Farm Supplement
February 15

Other
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 617 258-8600
F: 617 648-9968
sfs@mit.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Stuart Schmill
Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services
sfs@mit.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cricket
cross-country
curling
diving
fencing
field hockey
football
lacrosse
riflery
sailing
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine Skiing, Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Crew, Cricket, Curling, Cycling, Figure Skating, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Judo, Pistol, Rugby, Soccer, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine Skiing, Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Crew, Cricket, Curling, Cycling, Figure Skating, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Judo, Pistol, Rugby, Soccer, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Alpine Skiing, Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Crew, Cycling, Figure Skating, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Judo, Pistol, Rugby, Soccer, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Julie Soriero (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Women's and Men's Athletics Conference, Patriot League, Collegiate Water Polo Association
Mascot
Beaver
School colors
cardinal red and silver gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aeronautics/Astronautics
Aerospace Engineering
Anthropology
Archeology/Materials
Architecture
Architecture Studies
Art/Culture/Technology
Asian/Asian Diaspora Studies
Atmospheric Science
Biological Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Brain/Cognitive Science
Brain/Cognitive Sciences
Building Technology
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Practice
Chemical Oceanography
Chemical/Biological Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/Biology
City Planning
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Climate Science
Comparative Media Studies
Computation for Design/Optimization
Computational Science/Engineering
Computational/Systems Biology
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Computer Science/Molecular Biology
Data Science
Earth/Atmospheric/Planetary Sciences
Earth/Planetary Sciences
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Electrical Science/Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Systems
Engineering/Management
Environmental Engineering Science
Finance
Global Studies/Languages
Health Sciences/Technology
History
Humanities
Humanities/Engineering
Humanities/Science
Integrated Design/Management
Linguistics
Linguistics/Philosophy
Literature
Management
Management Research
Management Science
Management Studies
Management of Technology
Manufacturing
Marine Geology/Geophysics
Materials Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Economics
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical/Ocean Engineering
Media Arts/Sciences
Media Technology
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Music
Music/Theatre Arts
Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering
Naval Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Science/Engineering
Ocean Engineering
Oceanographic Engineering
Operations Research
Philosophy
Physical Oceanography
Physics
Planning
Political Science
Polymers/Soft Matter
Real Estate Development
Science Writing
Science/Technology/Society
Social/Engineering Systems
Supply Chain Management
Technology/Policy
Toxicology
Transportation
Urban Studies/Planning
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science/engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering/computer Science
  3. Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,466

total students

10%

in-state

90%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

40%

4,547
students

Female
46%
2,092

Male
54%
2,455

60%

6,919
students

Female
35%
2,391

Male
65%
4,528

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

4,510
students

Female
47%
2,078

Male
53%
2,432

1%

37
students

Female
38%
14

Male
62%
23

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
33%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

4%

Transfer applicants accepted

87%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Spring: November 15

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 106
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Thailand
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Maura Tierney
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
617 253-3400
mitintl@mit.edu

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