General Admission 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 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
General Admission Information of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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)

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Admission Statistics

14,689 men and 7,017 women applied to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 734 men and 772 women students were accepted. Among them, 580 men and 571 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table shows the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate). For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 7.00% and yield is 75.97% at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants21,70614,6897,017
Admitted1,519734772
Enrolled1,154580571
Acceptance Ratio 7.00%5.00%11.00%
Yield 75.97%79.02%73.96%

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 and SAT Math is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,500. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 108 and 25th percentile score is 102. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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

There are 3 requirements and 3 recommendations to submit when you apply to Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) for 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.
Admission Requirements at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
High School GPARecommended
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required

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