Enrollments 2017–2018

In fall 2017, there were 11,466 students enrolled at MIT: 4,547 undergraduates (40%) and 6,919 graduate students (60%).

In fall 2017, 2,092 women were enrolled as undergraduates (46%) and 2,391 as graduate students (35%).

US minority groups were represented by 2,130 undergraduates (47%) and 1,262 graduate students (18%).

In 2017–2018, MIT students come from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and 129 foreign countries.

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Undergraduate Enrollment, First Year and Undeclared Students
First-year* 1,099
Undeclared second-year* 8
Special undergraduate students 58
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 30 3
Engineering 2,455 59
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 74 40
Management 86 15
Science 737 92
Graduate Enrollment, by Degree Level and School
  Master's Doctoral Special
* This number includes 184 students working on Harvard degrees only through the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program.
Architecture and Planning 455 203 1
Engineering 1,021 2,105* 129
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 27 303 0
Management 1,325 176 7
Science 10 1,155 2
Total 2,838 3,942 139
Minority Group Representation among Students
  Undergraduate Graduate
African American 283 101
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 7
Asian American 1,196 776
Hispanic 645 378
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0 0
Total 2,130 1,262

There are 3,338 international students enrolled in degree programs at MIT—470 undergraduates (10%) and 2,868 graduate students (41%)—for the current academic year. Additionally, there are 603 exchange, visiting, and special students on campus.

International Students, by Region*
  Students
* Percentages are rounded.
Asia 52%
Europe 21%
Latin America and the Caribbean 8%
North America 7%
Middle East 7%
Africa 3%
Oceania 1%