MIT Student Population

Total 11,254 students are enrolled in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (4,361 undergraduate and 6,893 graduate). Among them, 7,386 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 1,681 faculties are working for Massachusetts Institute of Technology and student to faculty ratio is 6.69 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 11,254
  • Undergraduate: 4,361
  • Graduate: 6,893
  • Online Students: 7,386

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 11,254 students enrolled into Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 4,361 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 6,893 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 11,000 full-time and 254 part-time students. By gender, 6,597 male and 4,657 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
Total11,2546,5974,657
Undergraduate4,3612,2822,079
Graduate6,8934,3152,578
Student Population By Attending Status
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total11,25411,000254
Undergraduate4,3614,234127
Graduate6,8936,766127

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
There are 3,230 White (28.70%), 442 Black/African American (3.93%), 1,100 Hispanic (9.77%), 2,218 Asian (19.71%), and 4,264 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,2546,5974,657
American Indian/Native American1376
Asian2,2189941,224
Black/African American442279163
Hispanic1,100713387
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander330
White3,2301,8841,346
Two More534287247
Un-Known440238202
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,3612,2822,079
American Indian/Native American844
Asian1,411572839
Black/African American29219597
Hispanic679441238
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander330
White1,118592526
Two More333175158
Un-Known692742
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,8934,3152,578
American Indian/Native American532
Asian807422385
Black/African American1508466
Hispanic421272149
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,1121,292820
Two More20111289
Un-Known371211160

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 $58,072. The school has a total enrollment of 32,718 and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%).
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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 $16,439 for Massachusetts residents and $36,427 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 31,642 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Harvard University (Harvard) is a Private, 4 years school located in Cambridge, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $53,968. The school has a total enrollment of 30,391 and student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1 (20.00%).
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Northeastern University (Northeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $55,452. The school has a total enrollment of 22,905 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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University of Massachusetts-Lowell (Massachusetts-Lowell) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lowell, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $15,698 for Massachusetts residents and $33,624 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 18,150 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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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 $53,968. The school has a total enrollment of 30,391 and student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1 (20.00%).
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Boston University (BU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $58,072. The school has a total enrollment of 32,718 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 $13,386. The school has a total enrollment of 11,310 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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Northeastern University (Northeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $55,452. The school has a total enrollment of 22,905 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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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 $16,439 for Massachusetts residents and $36,427 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 31,642 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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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 $60,532. The school has a total enrollment of 30,135 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 $56,862. The school has a total enrollment of 2,240 and student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1 (33.33%).
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