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Learn a little more about MIT Degrees Awarded, Retention and Graduation Rates, and Pell Grants.

Degrees, graduation rates, and Pell Grants

Jump to the three sections:
Degrees Awarded | Retention & Graduation | Pell Grants

 


Degrees Awarded at MIT

Degrees Awarded from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017:

EthnicityBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorateTotal
International (Not US Citizen or Perm. Resident)1007902581,148
Hispanic or Latino17514320338
American Indian or Alaskan Native213
Asian27819175544
Black or African American5434593
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander11
White4185132061,137
Two or more races684419131
Race/Ethnicity Unknown257538138
Total1,1211,7906223,533

 

Degrees Awarded from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016:

EthnicityBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorateTotal
International (Not US Citizen or Perm. Resident)1147672741,155
Hispanic or Latino16412628318
American Indian or Alaskan Native33
Asian27718268527
Black or African American6424896
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander22
White4195172011,137
Two or more races534818119
Race/Ethnicity Unknown208846154
Total1,1111,7546463,511

 

Degrees Awarded from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015

EthnicityBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorateTotal
International (Not US Citizen or Perm. Resident)1107492491,108
Hispanic or Latino18210222306
American Indian or Alaskan Native4206
Asian26621149526
Black or African American5128887
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander0000
White4095172041,130
Two or more races47528107
Race/Ethnicity Unknown307366169
Total1,0991,7346063,439

 


 

Retention and Graduation Rates

Full-time, first-time bachelor's cohort retention rate:

Returning fall20142015201620172018
Pct.99%98%98%99%98.5%

 

6 year graduation rates (completers within 150%):

Gender2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 
Men91%92%91%90%90%92%
Women95%93%95%92%95%94%

 
Ethnicity2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 
Nonresident alien 90%95%96%89%96%94%
Hispanic/Latino 88%88%87%87%81%89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 64%80%100%67%63%25%
Asian 98%96%98%95%97%95%
Black or African American 87%84%80%82%87%88%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
White 94%94%95%92%93%93%
Two or more races 100%100%93%100%92%96%
Race and ethnicity unknown 91%92%88%97%97%100%
Total 93%93%93%91%92%93%

 
Financial Aid Group2009 2010 
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant87%86%
Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant94%93%
Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan94%94%

 


 

Percentage of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants

Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Pct.18%18%18%18%17%18%