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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

On February 20, 1865, four years after the acceptance of its founding charter, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology opened its doors to the admission of 15 students to the first class. The event marked the culmination of an attempt by William Barton Rogers, MIT's founder, and first president, to create a new kind of educational institution that is important to the times and needs of the country, where students will be taught in a way that emphasizes the application of knowledge. The primary aim of MIT continues to be teaching and study applicable to the real world as a guiding principle.

The Institute is independent, co-educational, and privately funded. Its five colleges, Architecture and Planning, Engineering, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Management and Science, encompass various academic departments, institutes and graduation programs, as well as interdisciplinary research centers, laboratories, and programs whose work reaches beyond conventional departmental boundaries. The purpose of the MIT academic program is to give students a solid understanding of ... Read more

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World Ranking
5th
Source : US News
International Students
4,600
Acceptance Rate
7%
Student/Faculty Ratio
3:1
Male/Female Ratio
53:47
Average Tuition Fee Per Academic Year
$53,818
Average Cost of Living
$3,214
Application Fee
$75
Alumni Starting Salaries
Specializations/Levels Median Starting Salary
Architecture$66,300
Biology$70,100
Neurobiology and Neurosciences$68,900
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods$97,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations$75,200
Computer Engineering (CE)$98,700
Chemical Engineering$94,200
Electrical Engineering (EE)$93,700
Materials Engineering$79,400
Mechanical Engineering (ME)$78,900
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering$77,100
Civil Engineering$76,800
Mathematics$85,300
Mathematics & Computer Science$73,900
Physics$78,600
Economics$85,000
Political Science and Government$48,200
Cost of Living
Total
Average Cost

$3,214
Housing
$2,260
Food
$677
Daily Life
$100
Clothing
$177
These are the approx. & quarterly expenses that need to be incurred under various heads that are mentioned above.
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*All the data points mentioned above are approx. figures and has been collated from various sources based on the data of 2019-2020.