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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. We are also driven to bring knowledge to bear on the world’s great challenges.The Institute is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university, organized into five Schools (architecture and planning; engineering; humanities, arts, and social sciences; management; and science). It has some 1,000 faculty members, more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 130,000 living alumni.At its founding in 1861.MIT’s impact also includes the work of our alumni. One way MIT graduates drive progress is by starting companies that deliver new ideas to the world. A recent study estimates that as of 2014, living MIT alumni have launched more than 30,000 active companies, creating 4.6 million jobs and generating roughly $1.9 trillion in annual revenue. Taken together, this "MIT Nation" is equivalent to the 10th-largest economy in the world!

Ranking

# 1st

QS Survey 2020

# 1st

QS Survey 2018

# 5th

Times Higher 2018

# 1st

QS Survey 2017

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

(All November testing is allowed for EA consideration and December testing is allowed for RA consideration.):

  • Option 1: The SAT or the ACT, as well as two SAT Subject Tests: one in math (level 1 or 2), and one in science (physics, chemistry, or biology e/m).
  • Option 2: The TOEFL (we do not accept IELTS) as well as two SAT Subject Tests: one in math (level 1 or 2) and one in science (physics, chemistry, or biology e/m). This option is especially recommended for students who do not speak English at home or in school, or who have been speaking English for fewer than five years.

Native English speakers must take either the SAT or the ACT; and two SAT Subject Tests: one in math (level 1 or 2), and one in science (physics, chemistry, or biology e/m).
For the TOEFL Internet Based Test (iBT), the minimum composite score is a 90. We recommend scores of at least 23 for each section, and a composite score of at least 100. Similarly, for the TOEFL revised Paper-Delivered Test (rPDT), we recommend scores of at least 23 for each section. If you have taken the TOEFL Paper Based Test (PBT) prior to June 2017, the minimum composite score is a 577, with a recommended composite score of at least 600.


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Dates for Applications

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Campus

Campus Facts

166

(Acres) Main Campus Size

1

Number of Campuses

1861

Established Year

Weather

4°C

Winter Day Temp.

-4°C

Winter Night Temp

13°C

Spring Day Temp.

5°C

Spring Night Temp.

26°C

Summer Day Temp.

17°C

Summer Ngt Temp.

16°C

Autumn Day Temp.

8°C

Autumn Ngt Temp.

Student Diversity

27:23

Male : Female

26.44%

Int. Students

11,466

Total Students

11,466

Full Time Students

51 %

Asian

38 %

White

8 %

Latin American

4 %

African American

Cost of Living

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Cost of Living in city

$15,510

Living cost of campus

Contact Details

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts , Ave, E18-219 Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, MA 02139

Phone: + 1- 617- 253-3795
College Website