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Freshman Class Profile

For The MIT Class of 2019 
(see also Admissions Statistics)

Some facts and figures about the 1,109 members of the Class of 2019:

Gender

Male 53%
Female 47%

Citizenship & Self-Reported Ethnicity*

US Citizens & Permanent Residents*
Number of US states represented: 50
90%
American Indian/Alaskan Native  2%
Asian American 32%
Black/African American 10%
Hispanic/Latino 14%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander  0%
White/Caucasian 51%
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: 69
10%

 

Geography

New England 12%
Mid-Atlantic 20%
South & Puerto Rico 16%
Midwest & Plains States 12%
Southwest & Mountain 9%
West Coast, Alaska, & Hawaii 20%
Abroad 11%

Schooling

Public School 65%
Independent School 14%
Religious School 9%
Foreign School 10%
Home School 1%
Number of different high schools represented: 835  

Just For Fun 

Most Popular Boy's Name Christopher (14)
Most Popular Girl's Name Sarah (14)
Greatest Distance Traveled Canberra, AUS
Least Distance Traveled Cambridge, MA
Most Represented US State California

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