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International Students and Scholars

There are 3,181 international students enrolled in degree programs at MIT—435 undergraduates and 2,746 graduate students—for the current academic year. Additionally, there are 369 exchange, visiting, and special students on campus.

During academic year 2012–2013, MIT hosted 2,248 international scholars from 90 countries, who engaged in teaching and research in 77 different departments, laboratories, and centers.

International Students and Scholars by Region
  Students* Scholars*
Asia 50% 44%
Europe 23% 37%
Canada 7% 6%
Latin America and the Caribbean 10% 5%
Middle East 6% 6%
Africa 3% 1%
Oceania 1% 1%

* Percentages are rounded.