Sloan at a Glance

Class size 406

Applications 4,735

Admissions rate 13.8%

Applicant yield 68%

Average GPA 3.60

Average GMAT score 713

Female students 39%

U.S. Minorities -

Key deadlines

Round 1

Application due 15 Sep 2016

Decision release 19 Dec 2016

Round 2

Application due 17 Jan 2017

Decision release 3 Apr 2017

Round 3

Application due 10 Apr 2017

Decision release 17 May 2017

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MIT Class Profile

With 40% of the class comprised of non-U.S. citizens, MIT has one of the most international classes of any of the top-tier schools.

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Snapshot: What Is MIT Known For

Learning by doing. The MIT Sloan approach to management education can be summarized with the Institute’s motto: “mens et manus,” or “mind and hand.” More than just a token motto, this is a way of thinking that permeates the culture across all programs at MIT. Both in and out of the classroom, “learning by doing” is very much a part of the MIT Sloan culture. Called “Action Learning,” this philosophy is best evidenced in the wide offering of lab courses in which students conduct consulting projects for real companies and organizations.

Employment & Careers at Sloan: You Oughta Know

Consulting. Sloan doesn’t always come immediately to mind when many candidates think of “consulting schools,” but it’s a veritable powerhouse in the space. More than a third of the Class of 2014 chose this career path; the two top hirers at MIT that year were McKinsey and Bain, with BCG and Deloitte also in the top 10.

Admissions: The Interview

How will it work? Interviews are by invitation only and are held on campus, in key cities internationally, and, occasionally, by Skype. The MIT Sloan admissions committee conducts nearly every the interview themselves, although they employ professionals to conduct some of the interviews in key cities. They do not have students or alumni handle any interviewing tasks.