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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 4 Year
  • CAMBRIDGE, MA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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MIT is an elite private college located in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,501 undergraduate students. Admissions is extremely competitive as the MIT acceptance rate is only 7%. Popular majors include Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Mathematics. Graduating 95% of students, MIT alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $82,200.

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77 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Rankings

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MIT Admissions

Acceptance Rate
7%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1510-1570
ACT Range
34-36
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,465 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$49,775 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
3:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 45 responses
92%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 53 responses
34%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 53 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,501 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
29
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Innovative
    44%
  • Atypical
    18%
  • Creative
    18%
  • Exceptional
    15%
  • Driven
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 65 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • It's pretty chill
    50%
  • Fast-paced
    25%
  • Innovative
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$104,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
95%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 31 responses

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