Massachuset Institute of Technology

Instructions: how to deal with Massachusetsky Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard, Yale, MIT - universities, which are conventional in the representation of applicants are in a different reality: with green lawns, the wise professors, old libraries and neat campuses, T & P found out how much they cost, how the procedure is income and what are the requirements for coming top universities in the world. In the new issue - the dream of geek - MIT.

Instructions: how to deal with Massachusetsky Institute of Technology

Mary Dolgopolov , December 27, 2011 at 17:45 ,

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Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard, Yale, MIT - universities, which are conventional in the representation of applicants are in a different reality: with green lawns, the wise professors, old libraries and neat campuses, T & P found out how much they cost, how the procedure is income and what are the requirements for coming top universities in the world. In the new issue - the dream of geek - MIT.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology one of the most prestigious and certainly most well-known technical universities in the world. Famous for development in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence, the chief technical college with a very strong undergraduate program. The Institute was founded not so long ago - in 1861. In order to protect the selection committee of the known failures of applications, was introduced fees for applicants for the examination of applications - $ 75. Each year, 1,800 locations served about 28 000 applications.

So, for what goes to MIT, - a sea of ​​scientific opportunities that exist for students from the very first year. Program Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program allows you to search for bachelor's interesting topic to study and join the working group at any stage of the research. Results in this program take about 85% of the students - it allows you to gain experience and research to twenty years to have a few publications in collaboration with renowned scientists.

Deadline
You must have an account on the site no later than November 1 or January 1 - depending on which thread to apply.

The procedure for admission
The Admissions Committee notes that they take no numbers, and very sensitive person and refer to himself in the selection process. Commission members consider each foreign candidate individually to assess the level of training, regardless of whether the educational program on what he learned. Begin to flow by creating an account on the site and filling out an application. The Admissions Committee recommends to do so as soon as possible, the deadline - January 1. Until December 10 to arrange an interview, it can be done by e-mail, shown on the site. After that, the candidates whose applications are selected, notified of the following tests - tests that need to be held in accordance with the selected program.

Admission Requirements
First on the list of requirements is a set of items that should be studied as candidates for the school, otherwise it makes no sense to do. Among the items, the general subjects: English, mathematics, history / social science, biology, chemistry, physics.

Age of candidates can be anything; the bottom plate is not present - taking institution, and those who complete high school lectures.

Of course, MIT high demands on the language. It accepted the results of TOEFL: paper version - at least 577 points (600 or more recommended), a computer version - at least 90 points (100 or more is recommended).

Entrance test

To enter, you must pass a test (for each program - a), submit an application and undergo an interview. Interviews can be passed in the institution or on Skype. Required tests - TOEFL and SAT. Foreign and American students fill out the same documents when you make a claim: you must first create an account on the site of MIT, and then fill in the initial application, which must contain biographical information. After this is filled with the next part of the application that contains an essay about myself, about those disciplines that examined the applicant. Furthermore, candidates will need three letters of recommendation: two from the school teachers (teachers in the field of exact or natural sciences and the humanities' teacher) and school psychologist. Test results shall be submitted to the university through official channels - from the agency that conducted these examinations. The next step - the interview. This step is optional, but statistics show that those who agreed to be interviewed, most are students of the Institute. Furthermore, the application can make your portfolio or any additional material who attests to the special talents of the candidate.

SAT - a standardized assessment test for admission to the College of the United States - on two subjects: one in mathematics and the other - in the natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology).

Leading the field

Physics, chemistry, engineering, astronomy, information technology and others. The Institute offers an education for one of the 44 undergraduate programs. The most Popular School - Engineering, here comes 44.5% of students in 19 programs. The second most popular - scientific, goes to school adjacent for about 20% of the students. The most extensive undergraduate programs - electrical engineering and computer science, mechanical engineering, physics, biology and mathematics.

44 bachelor's programs
44.5% of students enrolled in engineering school, MIT
15 people in the place

Tuition

In the 2011-2012 academic year, the average annual cost of the student, a student at the undergraduate is $ 55,270. Of this: $ 40,732 - the cost of training, $ 11,775 - accommodation and food costs, $ 2763 - Books and personal expenses.

Grants Available

MIT - an expensive institution, one of the few that considers applications from students regardless of whether they can afford the tuition. The policy is that if a student can enroll at MIT, the money to train there. Of all students applying for financial aid, 85% receive a scholarship. The average cost of tuition for a student-fellow MIT - $ 23,270. Scholarships may be a partial or complete base.

Campus

The campus is located in Cambridge, Mass. and covers an area of ​​68 hectares. The territory is surrounded by offices of the Institute of IT-companies. Every building on campus has its own number, and the majority - a name. Academic and administrative building is often called numbers, and dormitories - names. Many of them are connected by a system of underground tunnels.

On campus, there is a nuclear reactor - one of the largest universities nuclear reactors in America. Campus buildings designed by the architectural school employees MIT - the first U.S. school of architecture. Undergraduate students are provided with housing for all four years - in one of 12 dormitories. About 8% of bachelors living off campus.

Libraries

Students are available for about three million paper titles and nearly 55,000 electronic publications. A total of 13 MIT libraries, which include units: Institute Archives and Special Collections, Gallery Maihaugen, which holds rare books, maps and photographs.

Howard Volovits from the television show "The Big-Bang Theory" with honors from MIT, and his friends - Leonard, Sheldon and Rajesh - graduates of the arch-rival MIT, California Institute of Technology. The rivalry between these two institutions can be traced to the naked eye - from advances in science to team sports.