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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 4 Year
  • CAMBRIDGE, MA

Students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Innovative
    39%
  • Atypical
    18%
  • Creative
    16%
  • Exceptional
    16%
  • Amazing
    3%
  • Driven
    3%
  • Leo
    3%
Female Undergrads
48%
Male Undergrads
52%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    5%
  • Out-of-State
    85%
  • International
    10%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    3%
  • 18-19
    46%
  • 20-21
    44%
  • 22-24
    6%
  • Over 25
    1%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    16%
  • $30k-$48k
    21%
  • $49k-$75k
    19%
  • $76k-$110k
    10%
  • $110k+
    34%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
86%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage. 43 responses
Poll
77%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students). 43 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    7%
  • Asian
    33%
  • Hispanic
    16%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    11%
  • Multiracial
    8%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    2%
  • White
    25%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 26 responses
  • Republican
    8%
  • Democratic
    23%
  • Independent
    15%
  • Other party not mentioned
    15%
  • I don't care about politics
    38%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 45 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    16%
  • Liberal
    58%
  • Moderate
    13%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    11%

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