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Overview

Established in 1861, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Cambridge (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 156 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym MIT
Founded 1861
Motto Mens et Manus Mind and Hand
Colours Cardinal red and steel gray
Mascot Tim the Beaver
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Location


Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge
02139-4307 Massachusetts
United States
Population range 50,000-249,999
Telehone +1 (617) 253 1000
Telefax +1 (617) 258 8762
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit Massachusetts Institute of Technology's official website at mit.edu for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Massachusetts Institute of Technology's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Rm 3-108
Cambridge 02139-4307
Phone +1 (617) 253 4791

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Admission Office at mit.edu for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Massachusetts Institute of Technology for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

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Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • MIT Corporation
  • 568 Group
  • Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)


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Please visit the official website (mit.edu) of Massachusetts Institute of Technology to make sure the University information provided is up-to-date. The uniRank University Ranking is not an academic ranking and should not be adopted as the main criteria for selecting a higher education organization where to enroll.

 

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