Massachusetts Institute of Technology


July 6, 2022

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, abbreviation MIT, is a private university based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. It was founded in 1861 by geologist William Barton Rogers for the promotion and development of science and opened in 1865. Since its establishment, it has made numerous achievements in the fields of engineering, science, architecture, and humanities, and is an engineering university that has produced talented scientists. In the 1980s, it has been focusing on fostering not only science and engineering, but also humanities and social sciences, and is conducting joint classes, unit exchanges, and student exchanges with nearby universities such as Harvard University and Boston University. 72% of undergraduate graduates go on to graduate school.

International Exchange

At MIT, there are many international students as well as domestic citizens. Among undergraduate students, 10% of international students are international students, and the proportion of graduate students increases to more than 40%. Currently, 2,883 international students are attending MIT, the majority of which, 2,489, are enrolled in master's and doctoral programs. MIT has more than 250 graduate school Korean student associations and hosts events related to Korea on campus (MIT Korean Film Festival, Korean Coffee Hour, etc.). We also have exchanges with Korean universities, and we have exchange student exchange agreements with Hanyang University and Sungkyunkwan University, and we are sending a certain number of people to each other every year.

Study & Research


It consists of 30 faculties under 5 schools and 1 college. School of Architecture and Planning Architecture Media Arts and Sciences Urban Studies and Planning School of Engineering Aeronautics and Astronautics Biological Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Institute for Data, Systems, and Society Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Medical Engineering and Science Nuclear Science and Engineering School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Anthropology Comparative Media Studies/Writing Economics Global Studies and Languages History Science in Humanities Humanities + Engineering/Science (Humanities + Engineering/Science) Linguistics Department of Literature Music and Theater Arts Philosophy Political Science Science, Technology, and Society MIT Sloan School of Management Management School of Science Biology Brain and Cognitive Sciences Chemistry Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Mathematics Physics MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

Undergraduate Admissions and Various Evaluations

For undergraduate freshmen who are expected to graduate in 2018 and enter the fall of 2014, 1,419, or 7.7%, of 18,357 applicants were accepted. News & World Report ranked 7th in the United States in the U.S. University Undergraduate Rankings. School of Engineering ranked 1st, Sloan Business School ranked 2nd, Graduate School of Engineering ranked 1st, and Sloan Business School ranked 5th. Sloan School of Business is the Financial Times' 2014 World �