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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

10,566 Students

7% Admitted

  • 11,466 full time
  • 206 part time
  • 6,537 men full time
  • 3,823 women full time
  • 17,909 applied
  • 1,742 admitted
  • 1,125 enrolled

4,547 Undergraduates

$48,140 Tuition/Year

  • 6,267 Graduates
  • 14 Non-Degree
  • $48,140 in state
  • $312 fees
  • $15,510 room & board
  • $800 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
School Colors: Cardinal red and steel grey
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • alicia from oh
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  • mit is all about constructive chaos. the institute provides the resources and environment you need to be creative/innovative then they just kinda yell "go". in a sense, you're on your…

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  • Margaret from Cambridge, MA
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  • An awesome place full of students and professors who are excited to learn and teach each other, who collaborate every day on projects that advance knowledge on topics ranging from…

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  • Jedidiah from Acton, ME
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  • The students here are all brilliant, motivated, inspired people. Everywhere you go there is amazing science happening, and every individual has terrific opportunities through the UROP program and the many…

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  • Samantha from Sylmar, CA
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  • I have truly found paradise or I hate this fracking place. Both are true all the time. This is the most stressful, most fun, and most challenging experience I have…

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  • Alex from New York
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  • MIT is one of the best, if not THE best, engineering school in the country, but don't overlook other programs like business or economics, which are also great at MIT.…

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Located in Cambridge, MA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 10,566 students enrolled
  • 7% admitted
  • $48,140 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • MIT Hopeful
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus felt intense, but everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.

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  • 5
  • Michael from Waynesville, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The collaborative nature of the student body is fantastic, being the best resource for undergrads. Then there are office hours, which in many cases are one on one with the professor, and personal tutoring services available to help students manage MIT. Many classes are video-taped, and can be (re)viewed (hopefully) on OCW has been an invaluable resource that has the most exhaustive, public collection of all lectures for most MIT courses that you won't find anywhere else (note a distinction at MIT is Course refers to a specific department like EE or Physics, whereas course refers to classes within each Course, like Physics I or Single Variable Calculus). In addition, MIT has an exceptional gym (it’s huge and new) and sits on the Charles River. So if you fancy swimming, lifting, basketball, fencing, sailing, crew, etc., MIT has it.

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  • Taryn from Lakeland, FL
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    i hear good and bad all around, but i have yet to hear it straight up for people at MIT or from the students. i hear pockets of the truth in subtle form... but if you want to be there, you'll enjoy being there

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