What type of student-athlete is MIT Track and Field looking for? To gain admittance to MIT as a recruited student-athlete, you are going to have to be fast and smart!
MIT currently ranks #5 among all National Universities according to the US News and World Report College Rankings. Furthermore, they rank #1 in the High School Guidance Counselor category and rank #5 in the Best Value category. Numerous publications list their Engineering and Computer Science programs #1 in the country. Additionally, MIT tops almost every chart in providing undergraduate student research opportunities.
MIT’s acceptance rate is right around 7% - so, what do you have to do to get accepted? Below is a list of what they are ideally looking for in regard to your academic record:
Top 5% of class while taking the most rigorous curriculum offered
SAT Math - 770 or better
SAT Reading/Writing - 700 or better
ACT Math - 34 or better
ACT Science - 34 or better
SAT Math Subject Test - 780 or better
SAT Science Subject Test - 760 or better
Looking for a boost from athletics? Below you will find a list of the MIT Track and Field Recruiting Standards:
MIT Track and Field Recruiting Standards
A cool fact about MIT – They have a dedicated two-hour activities window from 5:00-7:00 p.m. where there can be no mandatory undergraduate academic exercises – so, no practice conflicts while there.
MIT TRACK AND FIELD INFORMATION
A PARENT'S ROLE IN THE RECRUITING PROCESS.
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