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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts known traditionally for research and education in the physical sciences and engineering, and, more recently, in biology, economics, linguistics, and management as well. MIT is a place of extraordinary interactions. It's a setting where people and ideas come together in new ways—illuminating mysteries, making sparks fly, and fostering intellectual breakthroughs. The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century — whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature.

Country United States
School name Massachusetts Institute of Technology
City Cambridge
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
School of Architecture & Planning
School of Engineering
School of Humanities,Arts and Social Sciences
Sloan School of Management
School of Science
Whitaker College of Health Sciences and Technology
Faculty
(Graduate)
School of Architecture & Planning
School of Engineering
School of Humanities,Arts and Social Sciences
Sloan School of Management
School of Science
Whitaker College of Health Sciences and Technology
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1861
The number of students (Undergraduate) 4,528
The number of students (Graduate) 6,773
Test required for admission Option 1: SAT or the ACT + two SAT Subject Tests: one in math (level 1 or 2), and one in science (physics, chemistry, or biology e/m). Option 2: TOEFL + two SAT Subject Tests: one in math (level 1 or 2) and one in science (physics, chemistry, or biology e/m). Native English speakers: SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT Plus Writing + Option 1 Document and essay screening, interview
% applicants admitted 8.2%
The number of foreign students 3,181
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 4
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 1
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 5
Address 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Link to official website http://web.mit.edu/
Link to contact website http://web.mit.edu/comment-form.html