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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mechanical Engineering Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 5/2
Student Surveys
(in Mechanical Engineering)
7
Males: 4, Females: 3
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.7
 

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 A-

Stanford University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Cornell University
 A-
University of California - Berkeley
 A-
Brown University
 A
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B
F
A+

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.8 Highest
Actual difficulty:4.6 Highest
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Mechanical Engineering:

There is no question that it is good to have a degree from MIT. People often are far more impressed by the degree than they really should be. Still, i...
MIT is a world not unlike every other: there are frat boys and sorority girls, there are athletes, there are nerds and geeks, and there is a large maj...
This school is as hard as you think it is, but it is worth it. You will survive, and even have some fun along the way, but come expecting to work.
MIT provides a great education in problem solving. When I graduated I remember thinking that I hadn't learned anything, and was doomed. However, aft...
too much work every other university is better than mit in every way except people and academics
MIT is a great place. You may take it for granted while you are here. As a senior I realize that love this place, the people, and the opportunities i...
I can't say I haven't been a little insane at times here . . . and that I get to sleep much, but I wouldn't want to go anywhere else. I know people ...
It's definitely a lot of work, but the experience is worth it.
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