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Can I get into MIT? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,519 out of 18,306 applicants or 8% were admitted making MIT an extremely competitive school to get into with a very low chance of acceptance - even for applicants with the highest scores and grades. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Of those applicants which were admitted, 73% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a prized outcome for many students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||70%||76%||73%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that MIT regularly accepts students with ACTs of 33 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 32 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 34 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 35 and above have very competitive chances. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1480 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1425. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1535 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|35 and Above||Good||>13%|
|34 to 35||Avg +||8%-13%|
|33 to 34||Avg -||5%-8%|
|32 to 33||Reach||3%-5%|
|Less than 32||Low||<3%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1590 and Above||Good||>13%|
|1535 to 1590||Avg +||8%-13%|
|1480 to 1535||Avg -||5%-8%|
|1425 to 1480||Reach||3%-5%|
|Less than 1425||Low||<3%|
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166683 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.