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Best Values in Colleges

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ranked 8 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 17 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 84%
Applicants who took ACT 42%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+67%
600-69929%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+96%
600-6994%
600+100%

ACT Score

30-3695%
24-295%
24+100%

Students applied18,356
Students admitted1,447
Admission rate8%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$46,400
Fees$304
Room and board$13,730
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$61,434

Cost after need-based aid$24,344
Cost after non-need-based aid$61,434

Average debt at graduation$19,064

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$91,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$37,090
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,512

Full-Time

Men2,439
Women2,037

Part-Time

Men18
Women18

Freshmen retained99%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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