Enrollments 2018–2019

In fall 2018, there were 11,574 students enrolled at MIT: 4,602 undergraduates (40%) and 6,972 graduate students (60%).

In fall 2018, 2,139 women were enrolled as undergraduates (46%) and 2,463 as graduate students (35%).

US minority groups were represented by 2,250 undergraduates (49%) and 1,341 graduate students (19%).

In 2018–2019, MIT students come from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and 127 foreign countries.

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Undergraduate Enrollment, First Year and Undeclared Students
First-year* 1,120
Undeclared second-year* 7
Special undergraduate students 52
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 47 2
Engineering 2,481 60
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 88 47
Management 90 16
Science 717 106
Graduate Enrollment, by Degree Level and School
  Master's Doctoral Special
* This number includes 182 students working on Harvard degrees only through the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program.
Architecture and Planning 455 199 0
Engineering 1,008 2,127* 132
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 28 299 0
Management 1,360 170 8
Science 8 1,175 3
Total 2,859 3,970 143
Minority Group Representation among Students
  Undergraduate Graduate
African American 280 130
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 8
Asian American 1,268 819
Hispanic 694 384
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 0
Total 2,250 1,341

There are 3,337 international students enrolled in degree programs at MIT—459 undergraduates (10%) and 2,878 graduate students (42%)—for the current academic year. Additionally, there are 678 exchange, visiting, and special students on campus.

International Students, by Region*
* Percentages are rounded.
Asia 53%
Europe 22%
Latin America and the Caribbean 8%
North America 7%
Middle East 6%
Africa 3%
Oceania 1%