Enrollments 2015–2016

In fall 2015, there were 11,331 students enrolled at MIT: 4,527 undergraduates (40 percent) and 6,804 graduate students (60 percent).

Women have attended MIT since 1871. In fall 2015, 2,082 women were enrolled as undergraduates (46 percent) and 2,265 as graduate students (33 percent).

US minority groups were represented by 2,327 undergraduates (51 percent) and 1,381 graduate students (20 percent).

In 2015–2016, MIT students come from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, three territories, and 120 foreign countries.

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Undergraduate Enrollment, First Year and Undeclared Students
First-year* 1,113
Undeclared second-year* 12
Special undergraduate students 53
Undergraduate Enrollment by School
  Major 2nd Major
* MIT students do not enroll in an academic department until the start of their sophomore year, and may defer decision on a course of study until the end of that year.
Architecture and Planning 37 4
Engineering 2,455 63
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 81 33
Management 52 21
Science 724 98
Graduate Enrollment by Degree Level and School
  Master's Doctoral Special
* This number includes 177 students working on Harvard degrees only through the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program.
Architecture and Planning 413 181 0
Engineering 1,009 2,114* 160
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 25 312 0
Management 1,266 164 12
Science 9 1,138 1
Total 2,722 3,909 173
Minority Group Representation among Students
  Undergraduate Graduate
African American 380 144
American Indian or Alaska Native 79 57
Asian American 1,254 831
Hispanic 602 340
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 12 9
Total 2,327 1,381