The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in keeping with its reputation for selectivity, admitted 657 out of 8,394 early applicants to the Class of 2021, for an acceptance rate of 7.83%. Last year’s ED acceptance rate, 8.45% of 7,767 applicants, was a tad more generous but still pretty daunting. The lesson: if you’re planning on applying to MIT, keep those grades up!

More info from MIT’s web site here.

Published by Mark Montgomery

Mark is a leading educational consultant. His experience as a professor, college administrator, and youth mentor help him guide students from around the country and around the world.

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