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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
3:1
Female Professors
26%
Male Professors
74%
Average Professor Salary
$201,960
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    12%
  • White
    65%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
96%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.46 responses
Poll
84%
of students say professors care about their students' success.45 responses
Poll
89%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.46 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.46 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
A+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
92%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
98%
Part-Time Retention Rate
Academic Calendar
4-1-4 plan
Research Funding per Student
$119,712
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

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Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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84%
of students say they attend class.32 responses
38%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.32 responses
97%
of students say they do all their homework.32 responses
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