MIT Institutional Research
Office of the Provost

Various organizations publish higher education rankings using a variety of methodologies. Some of these rankings assess MIT as an institution, while others assess specific MIT departments, programs or disciplines.

For more information on ranking methodologies, please see the following article from the November/December 2012 issue of the MIT Faculty Newsletter: MIT: First in the World, Sixth in the U.S.? (PDF version available here)

For each ranking system, different factors have different weights. The percentage weights of four prominent ranking systems are displayed in the table below.

Additional information and MIT's relative position is available for the following: