Students have around 60 majors and 58 minors to choose from for a whopping 3,480 combinations.
The student-to-faculty ratio is 3:1 for undergraduate students.
MIT is organized into five schools: Engineering, Science, Management, Architecture and Planning, and Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. When you apply to MIT, you are applying to MIT as a whole, not to a specific school or major. All students start at MIT as undeclared and choose their major/course at the end of their first year.
MIT's Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) gives students the chance to work on cutting-edge research, and over 90% of students do!
During Independent Activities Period (IAP), a special 4-week period in January, students can pursue their own educational interests and goals.
MIT undergraduates can cross-register to take classes for credit at Harvard University, Wellesley College, and Massachusetts College or Art and Design (MassArt).
The Office of the First Year (OFY) oversees academic planning, advising, and resources for first-year students, including MIT's Learning Communities and First Generation Program.
Interested in medicine or med school? MIT has programs to help you prepare for and apply to medical school.