MIT

Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) is a four-one-four college located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At MIT, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Neuroscience to Civil Engineering and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

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MIT
  • 4,384 students
  • 10,894 students
  • 9%
  • MIT Application
  • MIT Website

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Admission

Selectivity & Test Scores
9%
70%
86%
37%
2090 - 2350 / 2400
32 - 35 / 36
SAT

The average total SAT score for students admitted to MIT for the 2012 academic year was 2220. This combined score can be broken into 770 for math, 720 for critical reading and 730 for writing.

740-800 / 800
670-770 / 800
680-780 / 800
ACT

The average ACT score for students admitted to MIT for the 2013-2014 academic year was 33.5.

34-36 / 36
31-35 / 36
8-10 / 12
Which score should I submit?

At MIT, 86% of students submitted an SAT score, but MIT accepts both the SAT and ACT.

Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Recommended Not Recommended Required Required Yes

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The tuition cost for students attending MIT is $41,770.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at MIT. In 2013, 85 percent of first-time students attending MIT received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

85%
20%
58%
Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 957 85% - -
Grant Aid 659 58% $22,828,247 $34,641
Student Loans 225 20% $1,623,494 $7,216
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 3,238 74% $105,467,161 $32,572
Student Loans 868 20% $6,178,816 $7,118
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $4,995 $4,448 $7,976 $19,409 $38,469
2010-2011 $5,672 $5,547 $10,548 $17,497 $37,233
2009-2010 $2,540 $4,291 $6,377 $17,283 $35,952

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 85%
  • 93%
  • 93%
Majors Offered
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • History, General
  • Journalism, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Operations Research
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Planetary Astronomy and Science
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Real Estate Development
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Systems Engineering
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Enrollment

:
Student-Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
0.931
MILLION
PER STUDENT
Endowment per FTE Enrollment
Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
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