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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Campus Life and Facilities

MIT Students Say...

At MIT, “It may seem…like there’s no life outside problem sets and studying for exams,” but “There’s always time for extracurricular activities or just relaxing” for those “with good time-management skills” or the “ability to survive on [a] lack of sleep.” Options range from “building rides” (recent projects have includ­ed a motorized couch and a h... 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

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 77
Fire Safety Rating: 86
Green Rating: 90
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 168.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://police.mit.edu/annual-safety-report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 88.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Cooperative housing

Other:
independent living group housing, housing for students with children, cultural theme housing, and living learning communities available
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:450
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:10
Number of Social Sororities:6
    % of women who join:32%
Number of Social Fraternities:27
% of men who join: 49
Number of Religious Organizations:25
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://gamit.mit.edu/ and http://lbgt.mit.edu/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://ome.mit.edu/
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Engineers
Women's Sports Team Name:Engineers
Team Mascot:Beaver
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 40
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 25.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Recommend: Laptop
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell, Apple, Sun Microsystems/Oracle, HP
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:List Visual Arts Center; MIT Museum; Ray and Maria Stata Center for Computer, Information and Intelligence Sciences; numerous labs and centers
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    77
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    86
  • Green Rating:
    90
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    88.00
  • # of Organizations:
    450
  • # of Honor Societies:
    10
  • # of Social Sororities:
    6
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    27
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    25
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