Enrollments 2016–2017

In fall 2016, there were 11,376 students enrolled at MIT: 4,524 undergraduates (40%) and 6,852 graduate students (60%).

In fall 2016, 2,086 women were enrolled as undergraduates (46%) and 2,326 as graduate students (34%).

US minority groups were represented by 2,108 undergraduates (47%) and 1,221 graduate students (18%).

In 2016–2017, MIT students come from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and 128 foreign countries.

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Undergraduate Enrollment, First Year and Undeclared Students
First-year* 1,115
Undeclared second-year* 8
Special undergraduate students 35
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 3
Engineering 2,479 72
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 77 45
Management 69 18
Science 706 110
Graduate Enrollment, by Degree Level and School
  Master's Doctoral Special
* This number includes 172 students working on Harvard degrees only through the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program.
Architecture and Planning 446 195 0
Engineering 1,038 2,086* 139
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 28 302 0
Management 1,298 171 17
Science 8 1,124 0
Total 2,818 3,878 156
Minority Group Representation among Students
  Undergraduate Graduate
African American 269 88
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 8
Asian American 1,162 725
Hispanic 671 400
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 0
Total 2,108 1,221

There are 3,003 international students enrolled in degree programs at MIT—430 undergraduates (10%) and 2,876 graduate students (43%)—for the current academic year. Additionally, there are 515 exchange, visiting, and special students on campus.

International Students, by Region*
  Students
* Percentages are rounded.
Asia 51%
Europe 22%
Latin America and the Caribbean 8%
North America 7%
Middle East 7%
Africa 3%
Oceania 1%