Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge MA 02139-4307

23 ratings
Unigo Top Student Rated School

About Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Founded in 1861, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a Private college. Located in Cambridge, which is a city setting in Massachusetts, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 4,524 full time undergraduate students, and 6,852 full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

13%
"We're apathetic"
51%
"We know about current events and vote"
27%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
10%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
4%
"We save it for the classroom"
3%
"Sometimes, but not often"
37%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
56%
"All the time, including weekends"
6%
"It's not really our thing"
25%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
57%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
13%
"We're a very artistic group"
0%
"I'm always terrified"
3%
"I only go out in groups"
33%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
64%
"I feel extremely safe"
65%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
35%
"We bought the gear"
0%
"We live for the big game"
4%
"Haven't met them"
18%
"Available in class"
58%
"They keep regular office hours"
21%
"They're always available"
1%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
25%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
67%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
7%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
1%
"We're not into drinking at all"
27%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
59%
"We only party on weekends"
13%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
17%
"Never, we're here to learn"
50%
"There might be people who do"
29%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
4%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Admissions at MIT are considered Most Selective, with 7% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 6% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. 100% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 100% were in the top quarter, and 97% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $75 and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 1460 - 1590

Reading & Writing 700 - 790
Math 760 - 800
SAT Community Homepage

ACT Range: 33 - 35

English 33 - 35
Math 34 - 36
ACT Community Homepage

Student Body

Students

46%

female

54%

male

4,524

Total Undergrad Enrollment

6,852

Total Grad Students

80%

Out-Of-State

9%

In-State

11%

International

Organizations

470

Student Organizations

26

Fraternities

6

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

55%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
26%
% Black or African-American
6%
% Hispanic/Latino
15%
% White or Caucasian
35%

Academics

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 3:1. There are 1332 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Massachusetts Institute of Technology include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $63,662. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $14,210 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $1,000. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $48,452. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$48,452

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,000

Books and Supplies

$14,210

Room and Board

63,662

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$5,968
$30 - $48K
$3,029
$48 - $75K
$8,633
$75 - $110K
$16,544
$110K & UP
$42,237

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

86% of students attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology receive some sort of financial aid. 15% were awarded federal grants. While 14% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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