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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
1
2012
1
2013
1
2014
1
2015
100.00
Overall Score
100
Academic Reputation
100
Employer Reputation
100
Faculty Student
100
International Faculty
95.5
International Students
100
Citations per Faculty
1
2013
1
2014
1
2015
1
2016
98.00
Overall Score
100
Academic Reputation
100
Employer Reputation
93.5
Citations per Paper
98.3
H-index Citations
1
2013
1
2014
1
2015
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
2,980
International
1,674

Number of students

11,051
Postgraduate 60%
Undergraduate 40%

Number of international students

3,697
Postgraduate 82%
Undergraduate 18%
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