MIT is a very selective school, choosing to accept only 8 or 1,510 out of 19,000 applicants. By May 2nd, about 73 or 1,110 decide on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as their university of choice.

When applying for this school, it is important to keep an eye on the application process. You are required to submit ACT/SAT scores, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record, but the completion of college-preparatory program, and Secondary school GPA is also recommended. Undergraduates will be asked to pay a fee of $75. Applications become available every August for the following year. For SAT combined scores, the range should be 1,480 - 1,590 and for the ACT Composite, 32 - 36.

For Early Action applicants, you must schedule your interview by October 20th. Your forms are due by November 1st and you should expect to hear back around mid-December. Regular Action applicants’ interviews have to be scheduled before December 10th with paperwork due by January 1st. These students can expect to hear a decision by mid-March.

All accepted students must inform the school of their intent to enroll by May 2nd.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2016 Admissions Cycle
Applications
19,020
Male 13,131
Female 5,889

 

Acceptance
1,511
Male 757
Female 754

 

Enrollment Total
1,110
Male 599
Female 511


Acceptance Rate
7.9%
Male
5.8%
Female
12.8%

 

Yield
73.5%
Male
79.1%
Female
67.8%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA