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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY  
NUMBER OF STUDENTS BY COURSE AND YEAR  
October 3, 2008
FALL TERM 2008-2009 OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
      Year     Total     Doctoral  
Under- Master/ Non- Total Grand Course
Course   2 3 4 5 grads   Eng. Reg. Res. Spec'l. Grads   Total   Number
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING                            
Architecture, IV 12 16 11 3 42 168 43 9 - 220 262 IV
Urban Studies and Planning, XI 10 12 5 - 27 140 53 14 2 209 236 XI
Program in Media Arts and Sciences, MAS - - - - - 64 58 2 1 125 125 MAS
Real Estate Development Program, RED   - - - - -   30 - - - 30   30   RED
Total   22 28 16 3 69   402 154 25 3 584   653   Total
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING                          
Aeronautics and Astronautics, XVI - - - - - 148 88 5 2 243 243 XVI
  Program 1 - Aerospace Engineering, XVI-1 62 50 50 6 168 - - - - - 168 XVI-1
  Program 2 - Aerospace Eng. with Information Technology, XVI-2 12 5 5 1 23 - - - - - 23 XVI-2
Biological Engineering, XX - 43 47 - 90 5 108 - 2 115 205 XX
Chemical Engineering, X 39 33 30 2 104 45 212 - 3 260 364 X
Chemical Biological Engineering, X-B 48 44 38 1 131 - - - - - 131 X-B
Chemical Engineering, X-C - - 4 - 4 - - - - - 4 X-C
Civil and Environmental Engineering, I - - - - - 115 67 3 - 185 185 I
Civil and Environmental Engineering, I-A 1 6 5 - 12 - - - - - 12 I-A
Civil and Environmental Engineering, I-C 23 13 21 - 57 - - - - - 57 I-C
Civil and Environmental Engineering, I-E 17 9 16 3 45 - - - - - 45 I-E
Civil and Environmental Engineering, I-W (Woods Hole) - - - - - - 2 - - 2 2 I-W
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VI - - - - - 23 596 4 15 638 638 VI
  Program 1 - Electrical Science and Engineering 29 32 18 6 85 - - - - - 85 VI-1
  Program 2 - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 110 103 61 5 279 - - - - - 279 VI-2
  Program 3 - Computer Science and Engineering 73 76 90 11 250 - - - - - 250 VI-3
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VI-P (M.Eng.) - - - - - 133 - - - 133 133 VI-P
Electrical Eng and Computer Science, VI-PA (M.Eng., Internship) - - - - - 28 - - - 28 28 VI-PA
  Program 1 - Electrical Science and Engineering - - 7 - 7 - - - - - 7 VI-1A
  Program 2 - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - - 10 - 10 - - - - - 10 VI-2A
  Program 3 - Computer Science and Engineering - - 4 - 4 - - - - - 4 VI-3A
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, VI-W (Woods Hole) - - - - - 2 5 - - 7 7 VI-W
Materials Science and Engineering, III 34 20 32 - 86 91 120 - - 211 297 III
Materials Science and Engineering, III-A 1 3 3 1 8 - - - - - 8 III-A
Mechanical Engineering, II 114 95 90 7 306 180 230 3 6 419 725 II
Mechanical Engineering, II-A 51 44 26 5 126 - - - - - 126 II-A
Mechanical Engineering, II-W (Woods Hole) - - - - - 2 19 - - 21 21 II-W
Mechanical and Ocean Eng, II-OE 6 4 4 - 14 - - - - - 14 II-OE
Naval Construction and Engineering, II-MN - - - - - 25 - - - 25 25 II-MN
Ocean Engineering, II-MO - - - - - 2 - - - 2 2 II-MO
Nuclear Science and Engineering, XXII 19 13 8 2 42 22 92 - - 114 156 XXII
Program in Computation for Design and Optimization, CDO - - - - - 23 - - - 23 23 CDO
Program in Computational and Systems Biology, CSB - - - - - - 30 1 - 31 31 CSB
Engineering Systems Division, ESD - - - - - 126 50 1 1 178 178 ESD
Professional Education Program, PEP - - - - - - - - 37 37 37 PEP
System Design and Management, SDM   - - - - -   100 - - 35 135   135   SDM
Total   639 593 569 50 1,851   1,070 1,619 17 101 2,807   4,658   Total
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, ARTS, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES                      
Economics, XIV 28 30 24 - 82 - 98 16 1 115 197 XIV
Foreign Languages and Literatures, XXI-F - 1 - 1 2 - - - - - 2 XXI-F
History, XXI-H - 1 1 - 2 - - - - - 2 XXI-H
Literature, XXI-L 1 2 2 - 5 - - - - - 5 XXI-L
Music and Theater Arts, XXI-M 1 3 1 1 6 - - - - - 6 XXI-M
Writing and Humanistic Studies, XXI-W - 1 1 - 2 7 - - 2 9 11 XXI-W
Humanities, XXI - 1 - - 1 - - - - - 1 XXI
Humanities and Engineering, XXI-E - 1 3 2 6 - - - - - 6 XXI-E
Humanities and Science, XXI-S - 2 - - 2 - - - - - 2 XXI-S
Linguistics and Philosophy, XXIV 2 1 1 1 5 - 61 9 1 71 76 XXIV
Political Science, XVII 1 5 8 - 14 4 47 17 1 69 83 XVII
Program in Comparative Media Studies, XXI-CMS 1 4 7 1 13 22 - - 2 24 37 XXI-CMS
Program in Science, Technology, and Society, STS   - - - - -   - 27 2 - 29   29   STS
Total   34 52 48 6 140   33 233 44 7 317   457   Total
SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT                          
Management, XV 62 51 56 5 174 764 67 3 12 846 1,020 XV
Management Fellows, XV-A - - - - - 105 - - - 105 105 XV-A
Operations Research, OR   - - - - -   10 44 - - 54   54   OR
Total   62 51 56 5 174   879 111 3 12 1,005   1,179   Total
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE                          
Biology, VII 67 62 53 7 189 1 189 - 4 194 383 VII
Biology, VII-A 1 2 4 - 7 - - - - - 7 VII-A
Biology, VII-W (Woods Hole) - - - - - - 26 - - 26 26 VII-W
Brain and Cognitive Sciences, IX 55 36 54 - 145 - 101 - 1 102 247 IX
Chemistry, V 22 25 23 - 70 1 225 - 1 227 297 V
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, XII 8 7 9 - 24 8 85 - 1 94 118 XII
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, XII-W (Woods Hole) - - - - - - 72 - - 72 72 XII-W
Mathematics, XVIII 61 61 46 8 176 - 115 - 3 118 294 XVIII
Mathematics with Computer Science, XVIII-C 13 9 9 2 33 - - - - - 33 XVIII-C
Physics, VIII   64 53 62 4 183   3 232 2 1 238   421   VIII
Total   291 255 260 21 827   13 1,045 2 11 1,071   1,898   Total
WHITAKER COLLEGE of Health Sciences and Technology                            
Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, HST - - - - -   23 334 3 2 362   362*   HST
Undesignated Sophomores   26 - - - 26   - - - - -   26   UND
First Year 1,051 - - - - 1,051   - - - - -   1,051   First Year
Special Undergraduate -- No Course                      15    - - - - 15   - - - - -   15   Special-NC
Grand Total                                                        15   1,051 1,074 979 949 85 4,153   2,420 3,496 94 136 6,146   10,299   Grand Total
Not included in above totals:
Foreign Study: 1 student in the second year, 23 students in the third year, 7 students in the fourth year. 
Non-Institute Brandeis, NIR - - - - - 1 1 NIR
Non-Institute Endicott College, NIN 1 - - - 1 - 1 NIN
Non-Institute Harvard, NIH 6 15 50 48 119 209 328 NIH
Non-Institute MFA/MCA, NIA - - 1 2 3 2 5 NIA
Non-Institute Salem State, NIS - 1 1 1 3 - 3 NIS
Non-Institute Tufts, NIT 6 4 1 9 20 - 20 NIT
Non-Institute Wellesley, NIW 3 27 50 51 131 - 131 NIW
Non-Institute Research Visitor, NIV - - - 3 3 271 274 NIV
Non-Institute Exchange, NIE - - 19 2   21           23   44   NIE
Total 16 47 122 116   301           506   807   Total
*Number includes 198 students working on Harvard degrees only.