The Ivy Coach Daily

March 14, 2020

MIT Class of 2024 Admissions Statistics

MIT extended offers of admission to Regular Decision applicants this Pi Day 2020 (photo credit: John Phelan).

It’s Pi Day and, accordingly, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released Regular Decision notifications. In all, between Early Action and Regular Decision, 1,457 students have earned admission to the MIT Class of 2024. These 1,457 students were drawn from a total applicant pool of 20,075. This marks an overall admission rate of 7.2% for MIT’s incoming class. As our readers may remember, 9,291 students applied Early Action to MIT while 687 earned admission. It doesn’t take a degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to discern that 770 students thus earned admission in the Regular Decision round.

Breakdown of MIT Class of 2024 Admits

As Chris Peterson writes on MIT’s admissions site, “The Class of 2024 has been curated with care to collectively climb the mountain that is MIT. They represent all 50 states, 64 countries, and nearly 1,000 high schools all across the world. Though they all do different things — geology and gymnastics, journalism and jujitsu, cross-stitch and combinatorics — they are united by a shared standard of rigorous academics, high character, and a strong match with MIT’s mission to use science, technology, and the useful arts to make the world a better place. We can’t wait to welcome them to our campus to join the 4,516 outstanding undergraduates who already call MIT home. There are also students who may be climbing other mountains, with other mountaineers, next fall. Of the students to whom we do not offer admission today, we have placed a small number on our waitlist and informed the balance that we will not be able to admit them to the Class of 2024. Turning away so many kind, generous, and super-smart students has left us bleary-eyed and reminded us that what we do is more than a job, but a privilege and an honor. Thank you for sharing your aspirations and inspirations with us in the application process.”

MIT’s Small Batch of Waitlisted Applicants Should Optimize Their Case for Admission

Congratulations to all students who earned admission to MIT’s Class of 2024. And if you’re among the small number of students who have been waitlisted for admission to MIT, you’ve still got a real shot. So make sure you approach the waitlist process correctly (though you do have some time since the world has, in many ways, ground to a halt in recent days). If you’re interested in a free consultation with Ivy Coach so you can optimize your case for admission off of the MIT waitlist, contact us today and indicate MIT waitlist in the comment section of the form.

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