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Freshman Class Profile

For The MIT Class of 2018 
(see also Admissions Statistics)

Some facts and figures about the 1,043 members of the Class of 2018:

Gender

Male 52%
Female 48%

Citizenship & Self-Reported Ethnicity*

US Citizens & Permanent Residents*
Number of US states represented: 48
91%
American Indian/Alaskan Native  2%
Asian American 30%
Black/African American 11%
Hispanic/Latino 14%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander  1%
White/Caucasian 50%
No Response 2%
*Total exceeds 100% of class because U.S students may indicate more than one race/ethnicity.  
International Citizens
Number of countries represented: 52
9%

 

Geography

New England 11%
Mid-Atlantic 19%
South & Puerto Rico 16%
Midwest & Plains States 12%
Southwest & Mountain 11%
West Coast, Alaska, & Hawaii 19%
Abroad 12%

Schooling

Public School 69%
Independent School 14%
Religious School 7%
Foreign School 9%
Home School 1%
Number of different high schools represented: 797  

Just For Fun 

Most Popular Boy's Name Robert (12)
Most Popular Girl's Name Elizabeth (10)
Greatest Distance Traveled Sydney AUS
Least Distance Traveled Cambridge MA
Most Represented US State California

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