Tool December 2016

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: 80.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 47.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 26.50%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 69.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.50%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 5.30%
SAT I Math score 700+: 94.70%
SAT I Math score 600+: 100.00%
ACT score 24-29: 3.30%
ACT score 30-36: 96.70%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 18,306
Students admitted: 1,519
Admission rate: 8%
Students per faculty: 3
4-year graduation rate: 82%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,426
Full-time enrolled women: 2,066
Part-time enrolled men: 19
Part-time enrolled women: 16
Total enrollment: 4,527

COSTS

Tuition: $48,140
Room and board: $14,210
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $312
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $39,775
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $42,478
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,566
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 57%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 32%