Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Ranking & Review

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Cambridge
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United States
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World
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222
Top 1%

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate7%5%11%
Applicants20,24713,9936,254
Admissions1,452734718
Enrolled undergraduates1,097592505
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,4666,9834,483

44 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

44 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores787
Percent of students submitting SAT scores72%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
745
Math
785

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores600
Percent of students submitting ACT scores55%
ACT Composite
34
ACT English
35
ACT Math
35

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$67,430$67,430
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,720 and other expenses per full academic year.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,660 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$49,580$49,580
Fees for full-time undergraduates$312$312
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$770$770
Tuition for Full-time graduates$49,580$49,580
Fees for full-time graduates$3,312$3,312
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$770$770

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering4625773051,344
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services176749700
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services34218337562
Mathematics and Statistics7711519211
Architecture and Related Services1414916179
Physical Sciences671597179
Biological and Biomedical Sciences791164154
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6611481
Social Sciences2143863
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies221133
Philosophy and Religious Studies189
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2147
English Language and Literature & Letters22
History11
Visual and Performing Arts
Grand Total1,1211,7906223,533

A total of 1,121 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,412 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate94%92%96%
  • Full-time retention rate - 99%

General info

Alternative namesMIT
M.I.T.
Founded1861
MottoMens et Manus
Mind and Hand
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscardinal red, steel gray
Academic CalendarFour-one-four plan
Total FTE staff12,842
Instructional FTE1,456
Research FTE4,555
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteweb.mit.edu
Address77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139-4307
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population107,000
Phone6172531000
Fax+1 (617) 258 8762

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