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International Admissions

We understand that it's difficult for international students to apply to schools in the US, but please know that almost one-quarter of MIT's applications are from international students all ...

Citizenship Status

All applicants are requested to complete Part 1 with their current citizen status. In the MIT freshman admissions process, you are considered an international applicant if you are not a Uni...

International - Secondary School Report

The Secondary School Report Form is designed for US school systems but may be adapted for international school use. Many international schools do not calculate GPA, class rank, and other sta...

Questions About Applying from India

We receive hundreds of applications from very strong academic students all over India every year! We understand that it's difficult for international students to apply to schools in the US,...

Applying from Countries Where SAT is Not Available

Students from countries where the SAT and ACT are not offered for all students (such as Iran and much of the People's Republic of China) will be considered without a full set of required tes...

Applying from Countries With Different Academic Calendars

MIT is aware of the different academic calendar in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, South Africa and other countries in the southern hemisphere. Students in these countries may apply to MIT ...

Translated Materials / Materials in English

All application materials must be in English. You may have a professional service or a teacher in your school complete the translation, but you cannot translate the material yourself. If you...

Do Not Mail Internationally

Welcome! We're thrilled that you are considering MIT as one of your college choices. We hope that you take some time to visit our site to learn more about MIT, the Match Between You And MIT...

Visa Information

There is a question on the MIT application regarding Visa status—this is only to be completed by students currently holding a visa. The International Students Office assists all accepted st...

Undocumented Students

All applicants are requested to complete Part 1 with their current citizen status. In the MIT freshman admissions process, you are considered an international applicant if you are not a U...