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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 4 Year
  • CAMBRIDGE, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Admissions

Admissions Overview

MIT admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 7%. Students that get into MIT have an average SAT score between 1510-1570 or an average ACT score of 34-36. The regular admissions application deadline for MIT is January 1. Interested students can apply for early action, and the MIT early action deadline is November 1.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
7%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
21,312
SAT Range
1510-1570
SAT Reading
730-770
SAT Math
780-800
Students Submitting SAT
77%
ACT Range
34-36
ACT English
35-36
ACT Math
34-36
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
45%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$75
Application Website
Accepts Common App
No data available  
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
85%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 20 responses
Poll
100%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 20 responses

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