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SAT / ACT / TOEFL / Required Tests

This is a brief overview of our test requirements. Please visit our Tests & Scores page for more details. All applicants must meet the same testing requirements. You may not substitute ...

How We Consider Test Scores / Superscore

Standardized tests are required for every freshman application to MIT. However, they are not the only factor, or even the most important factor when we review an application. We do not have...

TOEFL / IELTS

TOEFL is not required for any applicant - it is simply one of our test options. MIT does not substitute for the TOEFL (we do not accept IELTS). There is a minimum score of 90 on the IBT TOE...

November Test for Early Action

MIT accepts all tests through November 30, 2017, for Early Action consideration. You must list MIT as a school to receive your scores if you take the November test. Results will arrive in ti...

January Testing

MIT accepts all tests through January 31, 2018, for Regular Action consideration. You must list MIT as a school to receive your scores if you take the January test. Results will arrive in ti...

Incomplete Testing Requirements

Unfortunately, every year we receive a number of applications from students who for various reasons were not able to complete all of the testing requirements or scored lower than the 90 mini...

MIT Test Codes

MIT's code for SAT and TOEFL is 3514 MIT's code for ACT Plus Writing is 1858

New SAT

For students interested in applying to MIT in 2017, and registering for the new SAT - we will accept all test formats. We will also accept all test results from exams taken before the new SA...

PSAT/SAT Khan Academy

It's not just the SAT itself that's changing. Soon, students will be able to prepare for the high-stakes college-entrance exam by going on an online "SAT quest," complete with custom practi...