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First Year Class Profile

For the MIT Class of 2022 
(see also Admissions Statistics)

Some facts and figures about the 1,122 members of the Class of 2022:

Gender

Male 50%
Female 49%
Another Gender Identity 1%

Citizenship & Self-Reported Ethnicity*

U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents
Number of U.S. states represented: 47
Sovereign tribal nations: 11

92%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 3%
Asian American 37%
Black/African American 10%
Hispanic/Latinx 18%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1%
White/Caucasian 49%
No Response 1%

International Citizens
Number of countries represented: 54

8%

*Total exceeds 100% of class because U.S. students may indicate more than one race/ethnicity.

The International Students Office has a breakdown of international admitted students by country at http://iso.mit.edu/about/statistics.shtml.

 

Geography

New England 12%
Mid-Atlantic 20%
South & Puerto Rico 15%
Midwest & Plains States 12%
Southwest & Mountain 12%
West Coast, Alaska & Hawaii 21%
Abroad 9%

Schooling

Public School 70%
Independent School 14%
Religious School 6%
Foreign School 9%
Home School 0%
Other 1%
Number of different high schools represented: 834  

Just For Fun 

Most Popular Boy's Name Kevin/Daniel
Most Popular Girl's Name Emily
Most Represented U.S. State California

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