MIT is a very selective school, choosing to accept only 7 or 1,420 out of 20,000 applicants. By May 2nd, about 78 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 1,500 - 1,570 and for the ACT Composite, 33 - 35.

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 2017 Admissions Cycle
Applications
20,247
Male 13,993
Female 6,254

 

Acceptance
1,417
Male 699
Female 687

 

Enrollment Total
1,110
Male 599
Female 511


Acceptance Rate
7%
Male
5%
Female
11%

 

Yield
78.3%
Male
85.7%
Female
74.4%


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