MIT Class of 2016: Incoming Freshmen Stats

Admissions Office

  • 18,109 applicants
  • 1,620 admitted students ( 8.9%)
  • 46% women
  • 24% underrepresented minorities (African American, Hispanic, Native American)
  • 10% international (from 65 different foreign countries)
  • Mean SAT Scores
    • 767 (Math)
    • 725 (Verbal)
    • 711 (Writing)
  • 48% high school valedictorians
  • 93% in top 5% of high school class
  • 29% high academic distinction