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WHY BOSTON?


Boston has one of the most advanced education and innovation ecosystems in the world. It is known as the “Athens of the United States” because there are over 100 colleges and prestigious universities, like MITHarvard and Berklee.

 

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.

 

To date, 107 Berklee College of Music students have received 266 Grammy Awards.

47 Nobel Prize Winners, 32 Presidents and 48 Pulitzer Prize winners have studied at Harvard.

Boston is a talent hub where companies from all over the world recruit young talent.

 

DO YOU KNOW THEM?

THEY STUDIED IN BOSTON
 

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MIT: GLOBAL REFERENCE


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.

There are 85 Nobel Prize winners and 58 National Medal of Science winners among its alumni and faculty.

MIT supports research in its classrooms. In 2011 alone, it showcased 632 inventions and 153 registered patents.

 

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.

On average, MIT admits 8% of applicants. Last year, it received more than 18,300 applications, of which 1,519 were admitted. 

 

MIT has an international campus: a total of 10,299 students come from all 50 states of the United States and 115 different countries. 

23% of MIT students are historically underrepresented ethnic minorities. 

To guarantee the quality of its education, MIT has an 8:1 student to professor ratio.

 

67% of MIT students complete their secondary education in public schools all over the world.

More than 75% of MIT students receive financial aid to help them pay for their education.

MIT’s motto is mens et manus, which means “mind and hand” and its mascot is a beaver, considered to be “nature’s engineer”.