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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 85%
Applicants who took ACT 40%

SAT Verbal Score

700+70%
600-69926%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+95%
600-6995%
600+100%

ACT Score

30-3694%
24-296%
24+100%

Students applied18,989
Students admitted1,548
Admission rate8%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$44,720
Fees$296
Room and board$13,224
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$59,240

Cost after need-based aid$22,968
Cost after non-need-based aid$59,240

Average debt at graduation$17,891

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$36,272
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,528

Full-Time

Men2,470
Women2,029

Part-Time

Men17
Women12

Freshmen retained98%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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