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Acceptance Rate 6.74%
Yield 76.09%
SAT Average 1,535
ACT Average 105
Applicants 21,706

Applying To MIT

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 6.74% at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where total 21,706 students applied and 1,464 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationmitadmissions.org/
Online Applicationmy.mit.edu/

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 21,706 students (14,689 men and 7,017 women) applied to MIT and 1,464 (721 men and 743 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 567 men and 547 women were enrolled into Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Following table shows the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 6.74% and yield is 76.09%.

Admission Statistics at MIT
TotalMenWomen
Applicants21,70614,6897,017
Admitted1,464721743
Enrolled1,114567547
Acceptance Rate 6.74% 4.91% 10.59%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 76.09% 78.64% 73.62%
[Chart] Massachusetts Institute of Technology Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

837 applicants (75% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 531 applicants (48%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,500. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 108 and 25th percentile score is 102. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at MIT
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720770
SAT Math780800
ACT Composite3436
ACT Math3436
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[Chart] ACT Scores at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Admission Requirements

Massachusetts Institute of Technology requires 3 articles and recommends 3 articles to submit to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Application Requirements for MIT
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Massachusetts Institute of Technology is Four-one-four plan. Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts.

Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits