International Students and Scholars

There are 3,289 international students enrolled in degree programs at MIT—440 undergraduates (10 percent) and 2,849 graduate students (42 percent)—for the current academic year. Additionally, there are 539 exchange, visiting, and special students on campus.

During academic year 2014–2015, MIT hosted 2,403 international scholars from 93 countries, who engaged in teaching and research in 70 different departments, laboratories, and centers.

International Students and Scholars by Region
  Students* Scholars*
* Percentages are rounded.
Asia 48% 43%
Europe 25% 36%
Latin America and the Caribbean 10% 5%
Canada 7% 6%
Middle East 6% 7%
Africa 3% 2%
Oceania 1% 1%