MIT is a very selective school, choosing to accept only 7 or 1,520 out of 22,000 applicants. By May 2nd, about 76 or 1,150 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, 34 - 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 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
21,706
Male 14,689
Female 7,017

 

Acceptance
1,519
Male 734
Female 771

 

Enrollment Total
1,154
Male 579
Female 570


Acceptance Rate
7%
Male
5%
Female
11%

 

Yield
76%
Male
78.9%
Female
73.9%


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

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