MIT Admissions

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 6.74% and yield is 76.09%. 14,689 men and 7,017 women applied to MIT and 721 men and 743 women students were accepted. Among them, 567 men and 547 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 6.74%4.91%10.59%
Yield 76.09%78.64%73.62%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 837 students (75% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 531 students (48%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 770 and 25th percentile is 720. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 780 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 108 (75th percentile) and 108 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720770
SAT Math780800
ACT Composite3436
ACT Math3436
ACT English3436
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,458, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

MIT requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). Next table summarizes Massachusetts Institute of Technology application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see MIT online application page .
MIT Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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