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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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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 21,706 prospective students applied, and 1,464 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,114 enrolled in the school.  11,402 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 172 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $51,520 plus fees of $312. MIT is ranked 5 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Massachusetts Institute of Technology overview
SAT 1500/1570
ACT 34/36
GPA 3.96
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$312
Room and Board $15,510
Budget for Other Expenses$2,098
Total One Year Cost$70,240

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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.