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2014 VAULT RANKINGS
Best Undergraduate Schools

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), established in 1861 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is well known for its quality educational programs in math, science and engineering. Near the vibrant city of Boston, MIT offers an intense environment for students who thrive on solving complicated problems to make a difference in the world.

Admissions

Most Difficult

Setting

Urban

Founded

1861

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Student Body

2470
2029

Male / Female

Average Test Scores Among Freshmen

  • 2220

    SAT Total

  • 723

    SAT Reading

  • 769

    SAT Math

  • 728

    SAT Writing

  • 34

    ACT Composite

  • Fall Application Deadline:
    January 1
  • Fall Application Notification:
    March 20

Massachusetts Institute of Technology at a Glance

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
http://web.mit.edu/

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
(617) 253-1000
(617) 258-8304

  • Institution Type: University; Private, Nonprofit
  • Degrees Offered: Bachelor's
  • Founded: 1861
  • On-Campus Housing: Yes
  • School Calendar: 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
  • Endowment: $10,858,000,000
  • Total Enrollment: 11,301
  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,528
  • Undergraduate Retention: 98%
  • Total Full-Time Undergraduate Men Enrolled: 2,470
  • Total Full-Time Undergraduate Women Enrolled: 2,029


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