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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academics and Majors

MIT Students Say...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the East Coast mecca of engineering, sci­ence, and mathematics, “is the ultimate place for information overload, endless possibilities, and expanding your horizons.” The “amazing collection of creative minds” includes enough Nobel laureates to fill a jury box as well as brilliant students who are given substan... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Room 3-108

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

Phone: 617-253-3400

Fax: 617-258-8304


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 96
Most Popular Majors: Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Physics, General
All Majors: Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
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Combined Degree Programs: Not Reported
Other Joint Degree Programs: SB/SM, SB/MEng, SB/MCP
Special Study Options: Cooperative
Cross Registration
Double Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification

Other Special Study Options:
Undergraduate Research Opportunitites Program (UROP); Independent Activities Period (IAP); freshman learning communities
Required Coursework: Arts/fine arts
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
physical education requirement, communication requirement, laboratory requirement, Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) requirement
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Online Courses
Online Courses Offered:Yes

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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:8:1
Total Faculty:1506
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:1325
Most Frequent Class Size:2 - 9
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:2 - 9
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