Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Overview

Student population

Address77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
School Websiteweb.mit.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 21,706 students applied to Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Of those students, 1,464 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Massachusetts Institute of Technology was $51,520, in addition to fees of $312. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a 94% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology acceptance rate is 7%. To put this into perspective, 1,464 of the 21,706 students who applied to Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Massachusetts Institute of Technology is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Massachusetts Institute of Technology had an SAT score between the range of 1,500 and 1,570. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Massachusetts Institute of Technology was between 34 and 36 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Massachusetts Institute of Technology as part of their application.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cost

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the tuition for in-state residents is $51,520. Combined with fees of $312, room and board costs of $15,510, other expenses of $2,098 and the $800 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $51,832 in tuition.

Students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was $8,225 last year, with 20% of students being awarded federal aid.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio3:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a good gender split, with 46% of undergraduates being female and 54% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 84% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 7% of students come from in-state and 9% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 3:1. This means that for every 3 there is one member of faculty at the school.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Popular Majors and Programs

ENGINEERING
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

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