MIT Admissions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Admitted: The Class of 2021

“MIT is fortunate to attract applications from so many of the world's most promising students…It is a very difficult choice to select so few of these many qualified applicants,” says Matt McGann, director of admissions. “I am excited to see in this group of admitted students such an excellent match to MIT's mission and culture.” Read more about the class of 2021 in this MIT News story.

The Making of a Superhero

What does it take to make a superhero? Selam '18 tells us what went into making the Riri Williams Decision Day video in her latest blog post.

Standardized Testing

For those students preparing to apply to MIT this fall or next spring, it's time to start thinking about standardized testing! Remember, MIT requires the ACT or the SAT, in addition to two SAT Subject Tests in math and science. For SAT resources and registration deadlines, visit the College Board.

Fitting in @ MIT

Before coming to MIT, Hermoon Worku, ’17, worried that she wouldn’t fit in. “[W]hen I came here for CPW [Campus Preview Weekend], I realized that these people were really passionate about what they were doing, and that they were doing really cool things. It’s nerdy, but it’s my kind of nerdy.” Learn more about Hermoon’s story.

It Begins with an Idea

Are you serious about pursuing innovative ideas that serve an important market or social need? At MIT, we’re committed to nurturing your curiosity and providing you with the resources to help you get started. For example, check out MISTI: a unique MIT program where students can get real-life work experience abroad. And the best part? MISTI covers airfare and living expenses for all its students.

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Social Sciences @ MIT

In joining our culture of insatiable curiosity and wild imagination, you will become part of something bigger, bolder, and more profound than you ever imagined. Learn more about what studying social sciences at MIT means.

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