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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Student Demographics & Graduation Rate Information

Cambridge, MA

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
4,530
Women
2,123 (46.9%)
Men
2,407 (53.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
4,501
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
33.0% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
17.2% Hispanic/Latino
8.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
32.1% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students.
10.1% from 101 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
6,990

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
99.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
93.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
95.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
55%
Average Starting Salary
55%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
36.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 0.7%
Engineering 22%
Law 1%
Theology 0.1%
Dentistry 0.1%
Arts and Sciences 13.2%
Medicine 4.5%
Education 0.1%
Other 5.7%

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