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Understanding the process: First-year class profile

For the MIT Class of 2025 

Some facts and figures about the 1,184 members of the Class of 2025. See also Admissions statistics.

Gender

Male 50%
Female 47%
Another gender identity 2%

Citizenship & self-reported ethnicity*

U.S. citizens & permanent residents
Number of U.S. states represented: 48
90%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2%
Asian American 41%
Black/African American 13%
Hispanic/Latinx 14%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1%
White/Caucasian 37%
International citizens
Number of countries represented: 66
10%

*Total exceeds 100% of class because 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 9%
Mid-Atlantic 20%
South & Puerto Rico 16%
Midwest & Plains states 9%
Southwest & Mountain 14%
West Coast, Alaska & Hawaii 18%
Other U.S. Territories 0%
Abroad 13%

Schooling

Public school 67%
Independent school 12%
Religious school 7%
Foreign school 12%
Home school 0%
Other 1%

Just for fun 

Most popular names Daniel, Andrew, and Grace
Most represented U.S. state California