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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
11,254
Massachusetts Institute of Technology overview
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Online mit.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Massachusetts Institute of Technology overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 20,075 prospective students applied, and 1,457 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,070 enrolled in the school.  11,000 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 254 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $53,450 plus fees of $0. MIT is ranked 8 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

MIT is rated within the top 2% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Massachusetts Institute of Technology within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
Massachusetts Institute of Technology overview
SAT 1510/1580
ACT 34/36
Estimated GPA 3.96
Applications Accepted
7.3% 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Extreme
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$53,450
Costs for Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$830
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $16,000
Budget for Other Expenses$2,182
Total One Year Cost$72,462

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$142,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
93% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Massachusetts Institute of Technology students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 41%
Computer and Information Sciences 13%
Physical Sciences 10%
Mathematics 8%
Biology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166683 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Current students may use the Massachusetts Institute of Technology GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.