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Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private not-for-profit institution located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The location of MIT is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

$41,943 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
4% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Massachusetts Institute of Technology?


Contact details for MIT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-253-1000

How Do I Get Into MIT?

You can apply to MIT online at:

Admission Requirements for MIT

Submission Required?
High School GPA Recommended
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into MIT?

4% Acceptance Rate
51% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at MIT is 4%, which means the school is highly selective when deciding who will be admitted and who won't. Even if you have great grades and test scores, that may not be enough. So be sure to look for ways to make your application memorable.

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 3%, and the acceptance rate for women is 6%.

Can I Afford Massachusetts Institute of Technology?

$41,943 Net Price
6% Take Out Loans
The overall average net price of MIT is $41,943. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MIT, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $7,235 a year. That adds up to $28,940 over four years for those students.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,588 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,638 undergraduate students at MIT, with 4,588 being full-time and 50 being part-time.


There are also 7,296 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,588 full-time undergraduates at MIT, 52% are male and 48% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Massachusetts Institute of Technology students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,519
Black or African American 328
Hispanic or Latino 697
White 1,104
International Students 478
Other Races/Ethnicities 462

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 134 countries are represented at MIT. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Canada.

Online Learning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

57 Took All Classes Online
155 Took At Least One Class Online
3,988.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 155 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MIT has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of MIT

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was 3,988.2%. This is the #36 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at MIT regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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