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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

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Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a University institution located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA  02139-4307
United States
Contact Olivia Whalen
Email: owhalen@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-3400

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Computational Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Artificial Intelligence Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering Checkmark
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
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Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Science, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,767
Applied
1,337
Accepted
4,657
Enrolled
4%
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Female Admissions

12,179
Females Applied
676
Females Accepted
6%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

21,588
Males Applied
661
Males Accepted
3%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st March 20th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Transfer March 15th May 5th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 752 730 780
SAT Math 791 790 800
ACT Composite 35 35 36

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

61,990
Private
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Fees

406
Full-time student fees
20,280
Room & board
13,060
Room only

Financial Aid

61,214
Avg. Financial Aid Package
60,077
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
68,635
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,769
Avg. Loan Aid
60,345
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,657
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.81%
Black or African American 7.81%
White or Caucasian 22.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 34.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 7.44%
Other 2.54%

Gender

Male (51.81%)
Female (48.19%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 93%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Independent Activities Period (IAP) and SpringFest

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Lighted pathways/sidewalks

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark Division 1 No
Badminton Checkmark Division 1 No
Baseball No Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading Checkmark Division 1 No
Crew Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Football No Division 1 No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Division 1 No
Riflery No Division 1 No
Rowing Checkmark Division 1 No
Rugby Checkmark Division 1 No
Sailing Checkmark Division 1 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Squash Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Triathlon Checkmark Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Division 1 No
Badminton No Division 1 No
Baseball No Division 1 No
Basketball No Division 1 No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey No Division 1 No
Football No Division 1 No
Golf No Division 1 No
Gymnastics No Division 1 No
Ice Hockey No Division 1 No
Indoor Track No Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Division 1 No
Riflery No Division 1 No
Rowing Checkmark Division 1 No
Rugby No Division 1 No
Sailing No Division 1 No
Soccer No Division 1 No
Softball No Division 1 No
Squash No Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Table Tennis No Division 1 No
Tennis No Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Triathlon Checkmark Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Division 1 No
Volleyball No Division 1 No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 No
Wrestling No Division 1 No

Faculty

939
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 712
Part-time - 227
Male - 458
Female - 481
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