MIT Student Population

Total 11,574 students are enrolled in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (4,602 undergraduate and 6,972 graduate). Among them, 39 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 1,684 faculties are working for Massachusetts Institute of Technology and student to faculty ratio is 6.87 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 11,574
  • Undergraduate: 4,602
  • Graduate: 6,972
  • Online Students: 39

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 11,574 students enrolled into Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 4,602 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 6,972 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 11,402 full-time and 172 part-time students. By gender, 6,972 male and 4,602 female students are attending at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Student Population By Gender
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5746,9724,602
Undergraduate4,6022,4632,139
Graduate6,9724,5092,463
Student Population By Attending Status
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total11,57411,402172
Undergraduate4,6024,55745
Graduate6,9726,845127

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
There are 3,598 White (31.09%), 410 Black/African American (3.54%), 1,078 Hispanic (9.31%), 2,087 Asian (18.03%), and 4,401 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5746,9724,602
American Indian/Native American14113
Asian2,0879731,114
Black/African American410259151
Hispanic1,078726352
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White3,5982,1051,493
Two More491263228
Un-Known483298185
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,6022,4632,139
American Indian/Native American642
Asian1,268507761
Black/African American28018793
Hispanic694473221
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White1,442765677
Two More330171159
Un-Known743737
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,9724,5092,463
American Indian/Native American871
Asian819466353
Black/African American1307258
Hispanic384253131
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,1561,340816
Two More1619269
Un-Known409261148

Online Student Population

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses). 39 students (0.34% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1 students (0.01% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Distance Learning Student Population at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total11,57439111,534
Undergraduate4,602004,602
Graduate6,9723916,932

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 4,549 students are aged 20 to 24 (39.30% of total students), 2,192 students are aged below 20 (18.94%), 41 students are aged above 50 (0.35%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Student Population By Age at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,5746,9724,602
Under 181586692
Age 18-192,0341,051983
Age 20-212,2061,2031,003
Age 22-242,3431,458885
Age 25-293,3932,1781,215
Age 30-34886618268
Age 35-3930321192
Age 40-4921015852
Age 50-64412912
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,6022,4632,139
Under 181586692
Age 18-192,0271,047980
Age 20-212,0571,107950
Age 22-24315208107
Age 25-2936288
Age 30-34862
Age 40-49110
Graduate Student Population By Age at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,9724,5092,463
Age 18-19743
Age 20-211499653
Age 22-242,0281,250778
Age 25-293,3572,1501,207
Age 30-34878612266
Age 35-3930321192
Age 40-4920915752
Age 50-64412912

Largest Schools in Massachusetts

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Boston University (BU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $55,892. The school has a total enrollment of 34,657 and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%).
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Harvard University (Harvard) is a Private, 4 years school located in Cambridge, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $51,925. The school has a total enrollment of 31,566 and student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1 (14.29%).
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University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass Amherst) is a Public, 4 years school located in Amherst, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $16,389 for Massachusetts residents and $35,710 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,593 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Northeastern University (Northeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $53,506. The school has a total enrollment of 21,627 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
University of Massachusetts-Lowell (Massachusetts-Lowell) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lowell, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $15,648 for Massachusetts residents and $33,574 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 18,242 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Largest Graduate Schools in Massachusetts

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Harvard University (Harvard) is a Private, 4 years school located in Cambridge, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $51,925. The school has a total enrollment of 31,566 and student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1 (14.29%).
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Boston University (BU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $55,892. The school has a total enrollment of 34,657 and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%).
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Northeastern University Lifelong Learning Network (Northeastern University Lifelong Learning Network) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $29,700. The school has a total enrollment of 11,900 and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%).
Northeastern University (Northeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $53,506. The school has a total enrollment of 21,627 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass Amherst) is a Public, 4 years school located in Amherst, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $16,389 for Massachusetts residents and $35,710 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,593 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Rivalry Schools to MIT

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Brown University (Brown) is a Private, 4 years school located in Providence, RI. The 2020 tuition & fees is $58,404. The school has a total enrollment of 10,257 and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%).
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University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) is a Private, 4 years school located in Philadelphia, PA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $57,770. The school has a total enrollment of 25,860 and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%).
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Columbia University in the City of New York (Columbia University) is a Private, 4 years school located in New York, NY. The 2020 tuition & fees is $60,578. The school has a total enrollment of 31,077 and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%).
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Princeton University (Princeton) is a Private, 4 years school located in Princeton, NJ. The 2020 tuition & fees is $52,800. The school has a total enrollment of 8,374 and student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1 (20.00%).
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University of Chicago (Chicago) is a Private, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $59,298. The school has a total enrollment of 17,002 and student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1 (20.00%).
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Yale University (Yale) is a Private, 4 years school located in New Haven, CT. The 2020 tuition & fees is $55,500. The school has a total enrollment of 13,433 and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%).
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California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pasadena, CA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $54,600. The school has a total enrollment of 2,233 and student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1 (33.33%).
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