Admissions Information

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
Admission Informationmitadmissions.org/
Online Applicationmy.mit.edu/
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 7.26% and the yield is 73.44%. 13,528 men and 6,547 women applied to MIT and 702 men and 755 women students were accepted. Among them, 542 men and 528 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants20,07513,5286,547
Admitted1,457702755
Enrolled1,070542528
Acceptance Rate 7.26%5.19%11.53%
Yield 73.44%77.21%69.93%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 822 students (77% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 445 students (42%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 780 and the 25th percentile is 730. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 780 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 36 (75th percentile) and 34 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing730780
SAT Math780800
ACT Composite3436
ACT Math3436
ACT English3536
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,466, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It 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). The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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MIT Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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