Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ranked 10 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 22 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 80%
Applicants who took ACT 47%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+69%
600-69927%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

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

ACT Score

30-3697%
24-293%
24+100%

Students applied18,306
Students admitted1,519
Admission rate8%

Students per faculty3

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$48,140
Fees$312
Room and board$14,210
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$63,662

Cost after need-based aid$23,887
Cost after non-need-based aid$63,662

Average debt at graduation$23,485

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$89,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$39,775
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,527

Full-Time

Men2,426
Women2,066

Part-Time

Men19
Women16

Freshmen retained98%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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