Nearly 1/2 of MIT’s operating budget relies on unrestricted dollars.
Unrestricted support allows MIT to quickly seize opportunities and address unforeseen challenges, whenever or wherever they arise.
1/3 of all MIT students rely on some form of financial aid.
Financial aid allows students to focus their energies on the demands of an MIT education, not their finances.
1,900 graduate students receive fellowship support from MIT and other sources.
Gifts to fellowships keep MIT competitive by enabling first-year graduate students to explore before committing to a research path.
Nearly 1/4 of all scholarship aid at MIT comes from unrestricted funds.
Unrestricted gifts allow MIT to continue operating with need-blind admissions and need-based financial aid for every deserving student.
91% of MIT undergraduates receive scholarships or grants to ease their financial burden.
Scholarship funds ensure that an MIT education is accessible to talented young people, regardless of family income.
Last year, MIT saw an $800K shortfall in its UROP budget.
Increasing the endowed funds for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program will give every interested student the opportunity to participate.
Nearly 4/5 of all students (undergrad and grad) engage in sports or other recreation at MIT.
The Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER) plays an integral role in the MIT student experience.
7,000+ MIT students have bolstered their education by interning, teaching and researching abroad!
MISTI provides a one-of-a-kind, world-class opportunity for MIT students: real-life work experience in 19 countries around the world.
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