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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
93%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
98%
Part-Time Retention Rate
100%
Academic Calendar
4-1-4 plan
Research Funding per Student
$128,010
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    64%
  • 20-39
    18%
  • 40-99
    14%
  • 100+
    4%
84%
of students say they attend class.32 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
3:1
Female Professors
25%
Male Professors
75%
Average Professor Salary
$210,540
Poll
38%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.32 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    12%
  • White
    64%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
94%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.47 responses
Poll
83%
of students say professors care about their students' success.46 responses
Poll
89%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.47 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.47 responses
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