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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 84.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 42.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 28.70%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 67.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 96.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 4.40%
SAT I Math score 700+: 95.60%
SAT I Math score 600+: 100.00%
ACT score 24-29: 4.80%
ACT score 30-36: 95.20%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 18,356
Students admitted: 1,447
Admission rate: 8%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 81.1%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 99%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,439
Full-time enrolled women: 2,037
Part-time enrolled men: 18
Part-time enrolled women: 18
Total enrollment: 4,512

COSTS

Tuition: $46,400
Room and board: $13,730
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $304
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $37,090
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $40,118
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,643
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 59%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 40%