Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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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..  more »

 
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Rankings

#1st

QS Survey
2018

#5th

Times Higher
2018

#1st

QS Survey
2017

#5th

Times Higher
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.


Majors Offered

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Semester

Calender System

44

Undergraduate Courses
Course Name Duration Fees Links
Architecture 3Years -- Admission
Planning 3Years -- Admission

Fees

$ 49,892

Average Tuition Fees / Year

45

Total scholarships
Institute and various trusts offer scholarships for courses at this institution. We have found 45 scholarships applicable to courses at this institution.
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Deadlines for Applications

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Fall Important Dates

No dates available

Important Dates

October 20, 2017
deadline to contact your interviewer
November 1, 2017
Early Action deadline
November 30, 2017
deadline to complete all testing requirements for EA
December 10, 2017
deadline to contact your interviewer (if available) for RA
December 15, 2017
EA decisions released
December 31, 2017
deadline to complete all testing requirements for RA
January 1, 2018
Regular Action deadline
January 1, 2018
Regular Action Deadline
January 1, 2018
Deadline to complete all testing requirements for Regular Action
February 15, 2018
deadline to submit all financial aid materials
February 15, 2018
Deadline to submit all Financial Aid Materials
March 15, 2018
Regular Action Decisions released
October 20, 2018
Early Action Deadline
November 1, 2018
Deadline to complete all testing requirements for Early Action
December 10, 2018
Deadline to contact your interviewer (if available) for Regular Action
December 15, 2018
Early Action Decisions released

Campus Facts

166

(Acres) Main Campus Size

1

Number of Campuses

1861

Established Year

Student Diversity

1 : 1

Male : Female Ratio

34%

International Students

11,466

Total Students

11,400

Full Time Students

4%

African American

51%

Asian

8%

Latin American

39%

White

Cost of Living

$15,510

Cost of Living on Campus

Weather

4oC

Winter Day Temp.

-4oC

Winter Night Temp.

13oC

Spring Day Temp.

5oC

Spring Night Temp.

26oC

Summer Day Temp.

17oC

Summer Night Temp.

17oC

Autumn Day Temp.

9oC

Autumn Night Temp.

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Contact Info

77 Massachusetts
Ave, E18-219 Cambridge
Cambridge, Massachusetts
MA 02139
United States of America
 
Phone: +1-617-253-3795
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