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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

General information

Website

Address

Address: 
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Phone

Phone: 
617-253-1000

Rankings

Ranking TypeRanking YearRanking Value
QS World University Rankings
2016
1
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
2015
5
U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings
2016
2

Introduction

The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.

The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges. MIT is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. We seek to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.