Tool December 2017

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 76%
Applicants who took ACT 50%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+77%
600-69920%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+97%
600-6993%
600+100%

ACT Score

30-3698%
24-292%
24+100%

Students applied19,020
Students admitted1,511
Admission rate8%

Students per faculty3

4-year graduation rate85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,580
Fees$312
Room and board$14,720
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$65,612

Cost after need-based aid$23,845
Cost after non-need-based aid$65,612

Average debt at graduation$24,954

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$94,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$41,767
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,524

Full-Time

Men2,413
Women2,063

Part-Time

Men25
Women23

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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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