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Freshman Applicants

Deadlines & Requirements

Early Action (EA)

Deadline Application Component
October 20 Interview scheduling deadline
November 1 Part 1: Biographical Form
November 1 Part 2: Essays, Activities, and Academics
November 1 Evaluation A: Math or science teacher
November 1 Evaluation B: Humanities, social science, or language teacher
November 1 Secondary School Report, including high school transcript
November testing date Standardized tests: SAT, ACT, or TOEFL; and 2 SAT Subject Tests
February 15 February Updates & Notes Form (including midyear grades)

For documents submitted electronically, the deadline listed above is the submission date.  For documents submitted via postal mail, deadlines listed above are postmark dates.

Regular Action (RA)

Deadline Application Component
December 10 Interview scheduling deadline
January 1 Part 1: Biographical Form
January 1 Part 2: Essays, Activities, and Academics
January 1 Evaluation A: Math or science teacher
January 1 Evaluation B: Humanities, social science, or language teacher
January 1 Secondary School Report, including high school transcript
January testing date Standardized tests: SAT, ACT, or TOEFL; and 2 SAT Subject Tests
February 15 February Updates & Notes Form (including midyear grades)

For documents submitted electronically, the deadline listed above is the submission date. For documents submitted via postal mail, deadlines listed above are postmark dates.

Other Dates & Deadlines

  • All students who are applying for financial aid should submit materials by February 15th (see Financial Aid Deadlines)
  • Early Action applicants will receive an admissions decision in mid-December
  • Regular Action students will receive an admissions decision in mid-March
  • Admitted students must inform MIT of their enrollment decision by May 1
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