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About Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Year of Foundation 1861
  • Size of Campus 168 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 4,066
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45%, 55%, 91%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $38,940
  • Room and Board $11,234
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee 75
  • Enrollment No. 4,218
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is home to research that has a global impact, and to superb graduate programs, all recognized as among the finest in the world. With 20+ areas of inquiry, the School's portfolio is vast—ranging from international studies to musicology, economics and global poverty relief to history, literarture, anthropology, political science and security studies, new media, linguistics and philosophy. The School's mission also includes a core part of an MIT education: the School's faculty help all undergraduates gain a range of critical skills needed for success in every endeavor.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association; Arab Student Organization; Asian American Association; Association of Indonesian Students; Association of Puerto Rican Students; MIT Association of Taiwanese Students; MIT Australian New Zealan
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 26%
  • Number of students in fraternities 28
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 27
  • Percent students who are frat members 55%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi Sigma, Alpha Nu Sigma, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Gamma Tau, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi
  • Number of frats 28
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Baptist Student Koinonia; Asian Baptist Student Koinonia Graduate Division; Asian Christian Fellowship; MIT Baha'i Association; Baptist Student Fellowship; Black Christian Fellowship; MIT Buddhist Community; Campus Cr
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Weekend
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston (3)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 94%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 81%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (71%), women's dorms (6%), sorority housing (3%), fraternity housing (16%), apartments for married students (0%), apartment for single students (2%), special housing for disabled students, cooperative housing (1%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 90%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 69
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Dedicated undergraduate teaching laboratories in many departments are complemented by the facilities of numerous interdisciplinary research laboratories and centers-list available at http://web.mit.edu/research/; arts facilities include not only the List V
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 22,991
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 2,391,503
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 20,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,200
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 33,005
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 100
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 14,754
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 7,000
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities The MIT Libraries support the Institute's programs of study and research. Five major subject libraries, for Architecture and Planning, Engineering, Humanities, Science, Management and Social Science, as well as four specialized libraries and the Institute
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,359,885
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,177
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 51%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs McKinsey, MIT, Google, Microsoft, Raytheon, Bain, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, General Electric, Susquehanna
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 63%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City