Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mission Statement

The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
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Contact Information

General Information: 617-253-1000

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Faculty:
    Not Available
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Institution is open to the public

Top Five Largest Sports Teams:

Male Sports

  • Football
  • Rowing
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Swimming and Diving

Female Sports

  • Rowing
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Sailing
  • Soccer

Tuition & Fees Per Year





Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:

Student Demographics

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  • 44.96% (Female Students)
  • 55.04% (Male Students)
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  • 28.90% (Asian)
  • 6.53% (Black)
  • 44.56% (Caucasian)
  • 19.64% (Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.37% (American Indian/Alaska Native)

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, it can help cover the costs of tuition and expenses.
Learn more about ROTC. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program, offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States, that prepares young adults to become military officers. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, ROTC students commit to serve in the Military after graduation (generally three to four years of Active Duty).
Learn more about ROTC

Army ROTC: yes  Navy ROTC: yes  Air Force ROTC: yes 

Undergraduate Admissions

Venn diagram
  • 18,356 Apply
  • 1,447 Are Accepted
  • 1,043 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • no Certificate
  • no Associate's Degree
  • yes Bachelor's Degree
  • yes Master's Degree
  • yes Doctoral Degree

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Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.