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Enrollments 2014–2015

Undergraduate Enrollment   4,512
First-year* 1,050
Undeclared second-year* 5
Special undergraduate students 36
  Major 2nd Major
Architecture and Planning 36 5
Engineering 2,447 70
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 101 37
Management 53 26
Science 784 118

* 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.

 

Graduate Enrollment     6,807
  Master's Doctoral Special
Architecture and Planning 410 176 0
Engineering 1,028 2,115* 151
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 28 297 3
Management 1,274 154 6
Science 10 1,147 8

* This number includes 174 students working on Harvard degrees only through the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program.

 

Women have attended MIT since 1871. In fall 2014, 2,055 women were enrolled as undergraduates (46 percent) and 2,171 as graduate students (32 percent).

US minority groups were represented by 2,317 undergraduates (51 percent) and 1,379 graduate students (20 percent).

Minority Group Representation among Students
  Undergraduate Graduate
African American 369 141
American Indian or Alaska Native 71 62
Asian American 1,217 840
Hispanic 650 329
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 10 7

 

In 2014–2015, MIT students come from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, three territories, and 116 foreign countries.

 

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