Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Address:
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone:
617-253-1000
Website:
http://web.mit.edu/student/
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About Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. At least 80% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with graduate students making up of the full time student body.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,232
 Graduate6,152
 Total10,384
GenderFemale45%
 Male55%
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time98%
 % Part-time2%
Race/Ethnicity% White34.5%
 % Black4.5%
 % Asian16.9%
 % Latino7.8%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown8.5%
 % International student26%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Art Degrees OfferedMasters Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal16,632
 % Admitted10%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled64%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT32%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800760 / 800
 SAT Writing670 / 800770 / 800
 SAT Math740 / 800800 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite32 / 3635 / 36
 ACT English32 / 3635
 ACT Writing8 / 1210 / 12
 ACT Math33 / 3635 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$75
 Graduate Application Fee$75
 In-State Tuition & Fees$39,212
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,212
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid86%
 % Undergraduates with Loans25%
 % Undergraduates with Grants65%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,050
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,234
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,714
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Cambridge Area

Median Age31.2
Median Household Income$69,017
Total Population104,322
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.6% 51.4%
 Age 0-948.9%51.1%
 Age 10-1753.4%46.6%
 Age 18-2448.8%51.2%
 Age 25-2951.8%48.2%
 Age 30-3951.9%48.1%
 40+46.7%53.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White68.0%
 % Black11.6%
 % Asian13.7%
 % Latino7.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)3.1%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,234
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,449
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50015.7%14.6%4.5%
 $500 to $74910.4%4.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9996.2%4.5%9.3%
 Over $100067.7%76.5%78.3%
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