Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate 7 %
SAT Average 1,540
Tuition & Fees $53,450
Student Population 11,574
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $44,820

Academic Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Campus, Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $53,450 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,574 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 7% and the graduation rate is 95% last year.
The salary after graduation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $153,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Massachusetts Institute of Technology are $53,450. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $56,719 on average.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at MIT. The acceptance rate of MIT is 7% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 77%. The average graduation rate is 95% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $44,820 and 65% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,574 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 7 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 95 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 99 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 11,574
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 3 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
3 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $44,820 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

MIT offers 114 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree390
Master's Degree380
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship370

Special Learning Opportunities

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,975)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,620)

Veterans Benefits

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges