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Freshman Class Profile

For The MIT Class of 2020 
(see also Admissions Statistics)

Some facts and figures about the 1,113 members of the Class of 2020:

Gender

Male 54%
Female 46%

Citizenship & Self-Reported Ethnicity*

US Citizens & Permanent Residents*
Number of US states represented: 49
90%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 3%
Asian American 35%
Black/African American 9%
Hispanic/Latino 14%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander  0%
White/Caucasian 48%
No Response 1%
*Total exceeds 100% of class because U.S students may indicate more than one race/ethnicity.  
International Citizens
Number of countries represented: 63
10%

 

Geography

New England 13%
Mid-Atlantic 19%
South & Puerto Rico 15%
Midwest & Plains States 11%
Southwest & Mountain 11%
West Coast, Alaska, & Hawaii 20%
Abroad 11%

Schooling

Public School 67%
Independent School 13%
Religious School 8%
Foreign School 10%
Home School 0%
Unknown  2%
Number of different high schools represented: 843  

Just For Fun 

Most Popular Boy's Name Daniel (14)
Most Popular Girl's Name Emily (9)
Greatest Distance Traveled Dubbo, AUS
Least Distance Traveled Cambridge, MA
Most Represented US State California

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