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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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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 1stin 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 a tuition cost of $53,450 per year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is exceptionally expensive. 90% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $104,700 per year, which is 152% above the national median.

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Cost

$53,790/Year
Above Average

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

$53,790

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,160/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,208/year

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

Application Website

my.mit.edu/

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

4,698Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,113

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%