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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone: (617) 253-1000
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Located in Cambridge, MA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 10,566 students enrolled
  • 10% admitted
  • $48,140 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Maya from Fresh Meadows, NY
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Take a few of the most difficult courses that your high school has to offer, but do not overwhelm yourself entirely with these challenging academic classes. You should also join a few extracurricular activities or participate in a sports team because that demonstrates well-roundedness.

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  • stanley
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    if you don't actually love studying hard and learning fast, don't apply.

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  • alicia from oh
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    there's no magic formula to get accepted to mit. focus on really presenting your best self in the admissions essays. warning: just because the essays are short doesn't mean they should take less time than the 650 word statements for ivies like princeton. talk about the things you love the most (not the things you think are most impressive). be honest and lighthearted. and have fun!

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