Historically Black College/University?
Common States of Residence
- Foreign countries
- New York
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
African American: 1%
Asian American: 9%
Native American: 0%
LBGT@MIT is a very active organization that has services, activities, and resources for LGBT individuals. In general, the community is receptive to diverse opinions. The Rainbow Lounge is a popular area for LGBT events.
MIT College Republicans and College Democrats exist, but they are not very active. Being that MIT is in the greater Boston area, most people have a generally left-of-center view on many issues. There is also Asian Pacific American Caucus, MIT Libertarians, and MIT Pro-Life.
Seventy percent of undergraduates receive either a need-based or merit-based scholarship. Undergraduates receive more than $78 million annually in scholarships from all sources.
Most Common Religions
There are no particular religious affiliations. People come from different backgrounds.
Minority Clubs on Campus
Chinese Students Club, European Club, Filipino Student Association, Hungarian Student Association, Hindu Students Council, Korean Students' Association, La Union Chicano por Aztlan, MIT Societo por Esperanto