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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 34 responses
Report
  • Innovative
    44%
  • Atypical
    18%
  • Creative
    18%
  • Exceptional
    15%
  • Driven
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%
Female Undergrads
46%
Male Undergrads
54%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    8%
  • Out-of-State
    81%
  • International
    11%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    3%
  • 18-19
    45%
  • 20-21
    44%
  • 22-24
    7%
  • Over 25
    1%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    12%
  • $30k-$48k
    17%
  • $49k-$75k
    18%
  • $76k-$110k
    18%
  • $110k+
    35%

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
    6%
  • Asian
    25%
  • Hispanic
    15%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    12%
  • Multiracial
    6%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    2%
  • White
    34%

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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