Tool December 2017

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: 76.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 50.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 20.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 77.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 97.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 3.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 97.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 100.00%
ACT score 24-29: 2.00%
ACT score 30-36: 98.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 19,020
Students admitted: 1,511
Admission rate: 8%
Students per faculty: 3
4-year graduation rate: 85%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,413
Full-time enrolled women: 2,063
Part-time enrolled men: 25
Part-time enrolled women: 23
Total enrollment: 4,524

COSTS

Tuition: $49,580
Room and board: $14,720
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $312
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,767
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $44,056
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,564
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 57%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 27%