MIT Early Admissions & Regular Decision Acceptance Rates & Statistics

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MIT EARLY ADMISSIONS

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology received 8,394 early action applications for the Class of 2021 (up from the 7,767 received last year) and accepted 657 students for an acceptance rate of 7.83 percent. Last year, MIT accepted 656 students for an acceptance rate of 8.45 percent. MIT admitted 1,485 students to the Class of 2020 from a pool of 19,020 applicants for an acceptance rate of 7.81 percent.

MIT EARLY ROUND ACCEPTANCE
Early Applications Accepted Total Early Applications Received Early Acceptance Rate Estimated Overall Enrollment % of Class Filled by Early Admissions
2021 657 8,394 7.83% 1,050 62.57%
2020 656 7,767 8.45% 1,050 62.48%
2019 625 6,519 9.59% 1,050 59.52%
2018 612 6,820 8.97%
2017 650 6,541 9.94%
2016 680 6,008 11.32%
2015  772  6,405 12.05%
2014  590  5,684 10.38%
2013  540  4,681 11.54%

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS

The Institute has admitted 1,438 students out of 20,247 applicants for the Class of 2021 (including the 657 from the early round), resulting in an acceptance rate of 7.1 percent. Massachusetts Institute of Technology admitted 1,485 students out of 19,020 applicants for the Class of 2020 for an acceptance rate of 7.81 percent. In its early round, MIT admitted 656 students out of 7,767 applications, yielding the lowest rate of acceptance in an early round among its peer group composed of the Ivy League and Stanford.

In 2015, MIT admitted 1,467 students out of 18,306 applicants for the Class of 2019 for an acceptance rate of 8.01 percent. In 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology admitted 1,419 students out of 18,357 applicants for the Class of 2018, for an acceptance rate of 7.73 percent.

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MIT ADMISSIONS: REGULAR DECISION
Regular Decision Applications Accepted Regular Decision Applications Received Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2021 781 11,853 6.58%
2020 829 11,253 7.37%
2019 842 11,787 7.14%
2018 807 11,537 6.99%
2017 898 12,448 7.21%
2016 940 12,101 7.77%

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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS
Early & Regular Decision Applications Accepted Early & Regular Decision Applications Received Early & Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2021 1,438 20,247 7.10%
2020 1,485 19,020 7.80%
2019 1,467 18,306 8.01%
2018 1,419 18,357 7.73%
2017 1,548 18,989 8.15%
2016 1,620 18,109 8.95%
2015 1,715 17,909 9.58%
2014 1,676 16,632 10.08%
2013 1,676 15,663 10.70%
2012 1,554 13,396 11.60%
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