Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Admission & Tests

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Below is a brief review of Massachusetts Institute of Technology general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Massachusetts Institute of Technology admission requirements are harsh, in 2015-16 this college accepted only 8% of those who apply.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology usually will accept your:
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$75
Massachusetts Institute of Technology requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Massachusetts Institute of Technology is $75.00. The graduate application fee is $75.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Aptitude Test is a really important element of the application procedure. 80 percent of applicants at Massachusetts Institute of Technology submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 650 to 810 on Critical Reading, from 720 to 830 on Math, and from 660 to 810 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 760 in SAT Critical Reading, 790 in SAT Math, and 770 in SAT Writing, this will be good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
610
730
760

SAT Math
670
780
790

SAT Writing
620
740
770

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a typical component of the application procedure at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 47 percent of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 32 to 37 on Composite, from 32 to 37 on English, from 32 to 38 on Math, and from 7 to 11 on Writing. Therefore, if you got above 35 in ACT Composite, 35 in ACT English, 36 in ACT Math, and 10 in ACT Writing, this will most likely get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
29
34
35

ACT English
29
34
35

ACT Math
30
35
36

ACT Writing
7
9
10

Contact Admissions

Phone
(617)
253-1000
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, please contact this school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (617) 253-1000 or check Massachusetts Institute of Technology Website

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