Every year more than 250,000 students from all over the world travel to Boston to continue their education
In 2002, Forbes classified Massachusetts Public Schools as the best educational system in the country.
Greater Boston public school graduation rates are over 80%
Boston is considered to be on of the most inspiring and innovative cities in the United States.
It is the meeting point for the most influential scientific communities in the world.
This city is a benchmark for industry and key “new economy” sectors like Life Science and ICT.
Boston is a talent hub where companies from all over the world recruit young talent.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in 1861 by geologist William Barton Rogers. It is a private university whose objective is “to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.”
MIT has been recognized on various occasions by several prestigious ranking systems as the best university in the world for numerous fields.
The annual budget is $2.415,9 million. This represents a $234,576 investment for each student each academic year.
Different organizations and private individuals donated a total of $575 million in the 2014-2015 academic year to support the MIT community and its work.
MIT has an international campus: a total of 10,299 students come from all 50 states of the United States and 115 different countries.
To guarantee the quality of its education, MIT has an 8:1 student to professor ratio.