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Understanding the process: First-year class profile

For the MIT Class of 2024 

Some facts and figures about the 1,071 members of the Class of 2024. See also Admissions statistics.


Male 51%
Female 49%
Another gender identity <1%

Citizenship & self-reported ethnicity*

U.S. citizens & permanent residents
Number of U.S. states represented: 50
Sovereign tribal nations: 2
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2%
Asian American 42%
Black/African American 11%
Hispanic/Latinx 14%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1%
White/Caucasian 39%
International citizens
Number of countries represented: 50

*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


New England 8%
Mid-Atlantic 22%
South & Puerto Rico 16%
Midwest & Plains states 12%
Southwest & Mountain 11%
West Coast, Alaska & Hawaii 20%
Other U.S. Territories 0%
Abroad 10%


Public school 71%
Independent school 11%
Religious school 6%
Foreign school 8%
Home school 0%
Other 3%
Number of different high schools represented: 783

Just for fun 

Most popular names Katherine and Michael
Most represented U.S. state California