• 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.
  • 1,900 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • At MIT, we have a record of transforming society for the better—and we are just getting started.
    The MIT Campaign for a Better World aims to give the brilliant minds and hands of the MIT community the fuel and the focus to make inspiring progress.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nearly 500 companies offer hands-on internship experiences to undergraduates through UPOP.
    MIT's Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program provides students with experiential learning vital to their professional success.