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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 o... Read more

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Specializations/Levels Median Starting Salary
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 & Computer Science$73,900
Political Science and Government$48,200
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