Student Body Composition
|Degree Level||International||US Citizen||US Perm|
|Total||% of Total|
|Special – UG||1||1||0.00%|
|Special – G||33||78||9||120||27.50%|
Post-Completion Students with ISO work authorization
|Type of Work Authorization||Visa Type||International|
|Optional Practical Training||F-1||573|
|STEM Extension for Optional Practical Training||F-1||650|
Note: These statistics include the total number of post-completion work authorization applications between October 2019 and October 2020.
Countries with Largest Representation
|Rank||Country||UG||G||Special (UG)||Special (G)||Exchange/ Visiting||Total||% of Intl Students|
Total Countries Represented at MIT (Fall 2020): 124 plus the United States
Note: These statistics were compiled on November 10, 2020 for the academic year 2020-2021. The Registrar Office’s “Y Report” and international enrollment statistics include all special students, but no early thesis, exchange/visiting, or study abroad students unless otherwise noted: 3 early thesis students are included in the “graduate” category above, but not in the Registrar Office’s Y Report.