MIT Class of 2015: Incoming Freshmen Stats

Published in MIT Faculty Newsletter May/June 2011

  • 17,909 applicants
  • 1742 admitted students (9.7%)
  • 1125 enrolling students, yield (65%)
  • 45% women
  • 24% underrepresented minorities (African American, Hispanic, Native American)
  • 10% international (from 65 different foreign countries)
  • 34% primary language not English (55 different languages)
  • 14% first generation college attendees
  • Mean SAT Scores
    • 762 (Math)
    • 710 (Verbal)Entrance to MIT at 77 Mass Ave.
    • 711 (Writing)
  • 42% high school valedictorians
  • 90% in top 5% of high school class
  • 31% founded an organization in high school