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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - [MIT], CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS

Cambridge, MassachusettsLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1861Established Year
  11466Enrollment

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Located in Cambridge, United States, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a public institute founded in 1861. Living the spirit of its motto “Mens et Manus” or “Mind and Hand” since its establishment, the institution offers a plethora of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels making it one of the renowned names in the US Education System.

With more than 54 majors, 58 minors and a pirate certificate to choose form, the institution ensures that its students never run out of options. Having some 95 Nobel laureates and 59 National Medal of Science winners as its primary community members, MIT turns no leaves unturned to guarantee quality education for its students which makes a coveted choice for international students to study in the USA.

Admissions at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are offered in several intakes and observe a priority and final deadline of November 1 and January 1, respectively. The orzaition is one of the most highly selective institutes with an acceptance rate of hardly 7%. But though the enrollment at MIT could be strenuous for many, its high graduate employment rate of over 80% makes it a worthwhile pursuit.

MIT Rankings

MIT Rankings by various agencies for the previous years have continuously honored the institution among the top five across the world. 

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology was ranked #1 by QS World Rankings, 2020 
  • The institute ranked as #3 in the category of National Universities and 4th best value school in a recent survey conducted by US News 2020. (tie)
  • It was also honored at #30 in the Best Undergraduate Teaching category as per the samensurevy results, 2020.
  • The institution has also managed to bag the position 5th in the World University Rankings, 2020 by Times higher education. 

Highlights

University typePrivate
Rank3rd in National Universities (US News, 2020)
Established1861
Schools5
Acceptance RateNearly 7%
Employment Rate82%
Application Fee75 USD
English Language Proficiency TestsTOEFL or equivalent
Financial Aid for International StudentsAvailable as Scholarships, Grants and Awards
Work StudyAvailable on campus
Official Websitemit.edu

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Programs

The institute offers an array of courses for international students at the diverse levels of undergraduate and graduate. Provides across its 30 departments, five schools and one college, the curriculum is designed in a way that promotes imagination and analytical ability of the students.

The schools that form MIT are namely, School of Architecture and Planning, School of Engineering, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, MIT Sloan School of Management, School of Science and MIT Schwarzman College of Computing. Some of the most popular majors provided by the institution along with their QS 2020 rankings are as follows:

  • Engineering: #1
  • Computer and Information Sciences: #1
  • Mathematics and Statistics: #1
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences: #6
  • Physical Sciences: #1

The institute also provides endless options for executives, entrepreneurs and technical professionals looking to start afresh and learn some online or on campus programs in their free time. The programs offered at MIT are based on real-world problems and solutions and can range in their duration from 2 days to 20 months.

Top programs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

ProgramsFees Per Annum
M.B.A$1,36,135
Master Business Analytics$65,740
B.Sc Aerospace Engineering$51,520
B.Sc Computer Science, Economics, Data Science$51,520
B.Sc Chemical Engineering$51,520

MIT Campuses & Accommodation

Campus

The institute is composed of one lush campus spread in a vast land of 166 acres at Cambridge, Massachusetts that accommodates nearly 11,466 students and 12,607 employees.

University campus also has a Department of Athletics, Physical and Recreation that offers endless number of sports alternatives for students and encourages the spirit of healthy competition amongst the students. Candidates have the option of enrolling in some 33 sports which are available for both men and women equally.

With over 500 student clubs and diverse alternatives for exploring interests in the field of extracurricular activities like music, dance and theatre, the institute provides it all for its aspirants. The campus also offers a range of delicacies for its students across its 5 dining halls and around 20 retail eateries to choose from.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Housing Options

There are both on-campus as well off-campus housing options availble at the university. The details of the same are as follows:

On campus

  • MIT offers on campus housing facilities and assistance in finding off campus housing to its students.
  • Presently, its 10 undergraduate houses and 6 graduate houses welcome some 3,370 and 400 students, respectively, on campus.
  • The institute guarantees accommodation to first-year applicants in its 10 diverse halls. 
  • Over 70% of its first year students prefer to live on campus to ensure convenience, safety and an enriching learning environment.
  • Candidates opting for on-campus accommodation can always seek out the help of resident advisors and faculty housemasters in case of need.

Off campus

  • The institute understands that some of its students prefer their private space and thus look out for a place off campus but within a close proximity to the campus.
  • For this very reason, it brings to the aid of its students an off-campus housing service that provides all the help needed while looking out for a home off campus.
  • The available options include studios, condos and apartment-style living that cost somewhere between between 2,660 to 5,600 USD, per unit.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Admission Process

Deadlines

While deadlines for various courses offered by the institute varies, some common deadlines are as mentioned below.

Type of DeadlineDate
Early decisionNovember 1
FinalJanuary 1

Note that students enrolled in early action will receive admission decision by mid-December whereas the enrolling later than that will have to wait till mid-March.

How to apply?

Application Portal: Apply online at the official website.

Application Fee: for undergraduate/graduate students: 75 USD except for Sloan School of Management: 250 USD.

Admission Requirements

  • Test score: SAT/ACT for UG students; GRE/GMAT for Graduate students
  • English language proficiency test score: TOEFL; IELTS(applicable only for graduate students)
  • Transcripts
  • CV or Resume
  • Letters of recommendation
  • A statement of objective 
  • Interview
  • Portfolio

Applicants must note that all the mandatory documents to be submitted during admissions shall be mailed to MIT Undergraduate Admissions Processing Center, P.O. Box 404, Randolph, MA 02368.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cost of Attendance

If you're a prospective student of the institute, the below mentioned estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US might be of help to you. Note that the expenses compiled below are for the upcoming academic year and are subject to change.

Type of ExpenditureCost (In USD, per year)
Tuition$51,520
Student life fee$312
Housing$9,890
Meals$5,620
Books & Supplies$800
Personal Expenses$2,098
Total$70,240

MIT Scholarships/Financial Aid

The institute offers various scholarships for international students to study in the USA. 91% of students at MIT receive some form of financial aid from the institute. The amount or grant provided can range from 3000 USD to a full scholarship.

  • 72% of undergraduate students are debt-free after completing their education at MIT
  • Average need-based scholarship granted is 45,524.
  • Students coming from families with annual income below 90,000 USD do not have to pay tuition fees.
  • Graduate students receive fellowships and stipends during the program duration. The amount of stipend can be up to 4000 USD, per month.

How and When to Apply?

Financial aid is processed by the office of Student Financial Service. One must apply by –

November 30 to receive financial aid by mid-January and February 15 to receive financial aid by mid-March

MIT Alumni

The alumni community of MIT has around 85 Nobel laureates, 29 National Medal of Technology and Innovation winners, 58 National medal of science winners and notable names like Will Smith, Kofi Anan (Former UN secretary general), Benjamin Netayahu (Israeli PM), Buzz Aldrin (apollo 11 astronaut), Amar Bose (owner Bose music accessories), and many more. The total alumni community members are over 139,000. 

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Bachelor Biology

FULL TIME
$ 51,5201st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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$ 51,5201st YEAR
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population12144
FAFSA Code002178
Application Cost$75
Accreditation NEASC
Average Cost of Attendance$51,520 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Comparison

Fields
Collegedunia Score
Ranking (Overall)
Subject Strength
Programs
Acceptance Rate
Exam Score
Cost to Study
Placement (Average Package)
Application Requirements
Campuses & B-Schools
Collegedunia Reviews
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyHarvard UniversityColumbia University
9 Out of 10 10 Out of 10 8.4 Out of 10
#1 QS World University 2020
#5 Times Higher Education 2020
#1 QS World University 2019
#3 QS World University 2020
#7 Times Higher Education 2020
#1 US News 2019
#16 Times Higher Education 2020
#18 QS World University 2020
#3 Academy Ranking of World Universities 2019
#1 for Computer Science and Engineering by QS World University 2020
#1 for Materials Sciences by QS World University 2020
#1 for International Business by Times Higher Education 2020
#1 for Economics by QS World University 2020
#1 for Accounting by QS World University 2020
#1 for Political Science by QS World University 2020
#8 for Law by QS World University 2020
#8 for History by QS World University 2020
#10 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2020
UG Programs - 50
PG Programs - 33
Doctorate - 27
UG Programs - 17
PG Programs - 62
Doctorate - 71
UG Programs - 58
PG Programs - 130
Doctorate - 33
7.2% 5.2% 6.6%
GRE - 325
IELTS - 8
TOEFL - 90
SAT - 1530
ACT - 34
GMAT - 730
SAT - 1530
ACT - 34
GRE - 316
TOEFL - 105
IELTS - 7.5
GMAT - 715
IELTS - 7
TOEFL - 100
SAT - 1490
ACT - 33
Average Tuition Fees 51520 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 51520 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 16536 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 47730 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 47730 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 16660 USD Per Year
Average Tuition Fees 58920 USD
[For UG Program]
Average Tuition Fees 58920 USD
[For PG Program]
Hostel + Meal - 33894 USD Per Year
#1 Graduate employability QS rankings #3 Graduate employability THE rankings Over 55% UG and 82% PG students enter workforce.  Average salaries offered to baccalaureates $85,000 Average salaries offer to masters graduates $112,000  Top recruiters: Google, Microsoft, Amazon, McKinsey & Co., Bain & Co. 
Graduate Employability THE Ranks- #1, QS Ranks- #4. Employment rate is over 89% with base salaries offered to B-school graduates of around 210,000 USD. E-MBA students were offered average of 200,000 USD/yr. Median salaries for the other departments combined was around 90,000 USD. 
M.Sc Applied Computation - $80000
M.Eng Computational Science and Engineering - $80000
M.Sc Computational Science and Engineering - $80000
M.Sc Data Science - $80000
Some of the top recruiters were Apple, Dassault Systems, Facebook, Wayfair, Cohesity, EY, Gartner, PwC, and others. weighter salaries of MBA graduates was around $202,000. Executive MBA students were offered $194,000 Graduate employability QS ranking (2020)- #21
Letter of recommendations (two, preferrably from teachers of subjects maths and science or humanities) Student profile Creative portfolio Interview  % Teacher Evaluation forms (as additional LORs) Sample of academic work, potfolio, music recordings, art work, etc  (supplementary documents) IELTS/TOEFL Standardized test scores% -
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Admission & Dates

Fall admissions Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

June 04

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Graduate
GRE325310340 -
Language Proficiency
IELTS879 -
TOEFL9090- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score153014901570 72%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing745720770-
Mathematics785770800-
ACTCheck Detailed Score343335 55%
English353436-
Mathematics353436-

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Acceptance Rate

7.2%

Acceptance Rate

20247

Total Applicants

11520

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

59.6%

Male

40.4%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program7.2%
Total Applicants65259
Total Enrolled4530
Graduate
Graduate Programs7.6%
Total Applicants104080
Total Enrolled6990

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enrollment

Enrollment
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enrollment11520
Undergraduate Enrollment4530
Graduate Enrollment6990
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate94.0%

Attendance Cost

$51,520

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$51,520 / Year
Post Graduate Program$17,800 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$14,720 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,818 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,816 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,818 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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Work Study Options in Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Most of the students enrolled with Massachusetts Institute of Technology work while studying, irrespective of their financial needs. On-campus employment at MIT is usually found with labs, department centers, communities as well as offices. Students enrolled with any of the MIT programs can apply and get the on-campus jobs. It is highly encouraged that a student finds a job role that aligns with their interests and future aspiratons. 

The university has its own job board, which is offered free of charged to students taking admissions with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Student finance services, which looks after the job board does not run a verification or screening on the employers or students. It is, hence, suggested that both empliyers as well as work-study aspirants to request reference information from each other.

International students are not eligible for federal work-study program, resulting in lack of opportunities in off-campus work study jobs. 

On-campus Work-Study at MIT

  • International students at MIT can work for 20 hours per week during the term and 40 hours per week during vaccation. 
  • Minimum wages paid is $12.75/hour which equal $1700 per semester. 

Type of Work-Study opportunities at MIT

  • Research Jobs: Find these through Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). You can be either paid or given academic credit for the research work you contribute to the program. 
  • Research and Teaching Assistantship: Available for graduate students where research assistants are a part of the group involved on a research project and teaching assitants offer help to a graduate faculty member.
  • Public Service Jobs: Priscilla King Gray Public Center offers a variety of job opportunities to MIT students for public services projects in national, local, and global communities. 
  • Community Service Work-Study Program: Working with non-profit public or community-based agency can earn MIT students (both UG and PG) is paid as per federal regulation.  

Every student working while studying is required to fill out the federal form before or on the first day of their work. I-9 form, section 1 must be completed via human resources.  

It can be concluded that international students at MIT can apply for on-campus work study program, RAs and TAs and are allowed to work for 20-40 hours a week depending on whether the term is ongoing or MIT has vaccations. 

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