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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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A+

Rating

Private

Type

12,321

Students

$53,450

Tuition

7%

Acceptance

#1

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Cambridge, MA

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a large private university located in Cambridge, MA ranked 1st in the US. It has a total of 4,698 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.7% of applicants. Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers 114 different majors and is best known for its Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $53,450 per year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is extremely expensive. 90% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to generate near $104,700 per year, which is 152% greater than the national median.
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Cost

$53,790
Above Average

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

$53,790

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,160

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,208

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

7%Acceptance
Very Selective

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

7%

National

69%
Sat

1510 - 1570

77% of students submit

Admissions Yield

77%

ACT

34 - 36

45% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Application Website

https://my.mit.edu/

Students

4,698Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

54%

In-state

83%

Female

46%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
18% Computer Science18% Business/Commerce, General9% Mechanical Engineering55% Others

18% Computer Science

18% Business/Commerce, General

9% Mechanical Engineering

55% Others

Computer Science

18%

689 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

18%

683 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

9%

367 Graduates

Systems Engineering

5%

196 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

5%

177 Graduates

Mathematics, General

4%

138 Graduates

Physics, General

4%

137 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering

3%

132 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors3:13:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

3

Number of Library Books

1,356,319

Academic Spend per Student

$80,756

Full-time Retention Rate

99%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$82,200/Year

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

$82,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$82,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$104,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

90%