Class of 2024 admissions rate rises to 7.3%

3% of applicants were waitlisted

MIT released its regular action decisions for the Class of 2024 March 14. Of the 20,075 students who applied this admissions cycle, 1,457 students were admitted, making for a 7.3% acceptance rate. Of these, 687 students were admitted early, from a pool of 9,291 early applicants.

While the early action acceptance rate of 7.4% is the same as last year, the overall acceptance rate is up from 6.6% last year

The MIT Admissions Blog writes that the admitted students represent 64 countries and all 50 U.S. states.

About 3% of applicants were waitlisted, according to the MIT Admissions Blog FAQ.

Due to COVID-19, MIT will hold CP★, a virtual version of CPW for admitted students, in the coming weeks. Current students have been encouraged to submit Instagram videos about student life and propose events such as “group gaming sessions, virtual cooking classes, [and] PSET advice Q&As” via an online form.

Admitted students must decide whether to matriculate by May 1.