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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges. MIT is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. We seek to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind. The Institute admitted its first students in 1865, four years after the approval of its founding charter. The opening marked the culmination of an extended effort by William Barton Rogers, a distinguished natural scientist, to establish a new kind of independent educational institution relevant to an increasingly industrialized America. Rogers stressed the pragmatic and practicable. He believed that professional competence is best fostered by coupling teaching and research and by focusing attention on real-world problems. Toward this end, he pioneered the development of the teaching...
This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
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2016
  • 100.00
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    Faculty Student
  • 99.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 96.6
    International Students
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2015
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2016
  • 98.00
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Employer Reputation
  • 93.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 98.3
    H-index Citations
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  • 96.60
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 93.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 100
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,982
International
1,679

Number of students

11,067
Postgraduate 60%
Undergraduate 40%

Number of international students

3,717
Postgraduate 83%
Undergraduate 17%
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