MIT Admissions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Video: Tour 360

MITVR is an interactive tour of MIT with audio narration, 360° video, and animations. Be prepared to be teleported between famous locations on campus. (Yes, this is another video from the Virtual Reality and Immersive Media Productions class!)

The 2019 Application is Now Live!

The 2019 application is now available. Feeling nervous about the application process? Don't be! We recommend you read the following blog posts for some great advice on how to write the essays:

Standardized Testing

We require applicants take the SAT or ACT, as well as two SAT Subject Tests, one in math (level 1 or 2) and one in science (physics, chemistry or biology e/m. Keep in mind that the last chance to take the tests for Early Action is November and for Regular Action it's December. More information on our testing requirements. Register now for upcoming fall test dates:

Student Spotlight: Meet Mathieu Medina ’21

Mathieu is rising sophomore in Course 10-B (chemical-biological engineering). On campus he's involved with Sigma Phi Epsilon, Camp Kesem, a free summer camp for children whose families are affected by cancer, MedLinks, where he serves as a liaison between MIT Medical staff and students, and with us as one of our awesome summer tour guides! We asked Mathieu three questions about his MIT experience.

First-year Learning Community: Terrascope

In the first-year learning community, Terrascope, students are tasked with creating solutions to a sustainability-related real-world problem. This year's mission will address access to clean drinking water in the Navajo Nation. Once they develop a comprehensive plan during the fall semester, students will explore that topic in the field during spring break. Follow us @mitadmissions on Instagram for updates on the Navajo Nation drinking water project. Check out this page to learn more about the four first-year learning communities.