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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, founded in 1861 was initially a response to the rapid industrialization taking place in the US at that time. The campus is situated on the north bank of the Charles River, across from downtown Boston. It is often named as one of the best universities in the world, especially in the fields of engineering, computer science, and technology.

MIT has produced a significant number of distinguished alumni, including numerous Nobel laureates, Turing Award winners, astronauts, entrepreneurs, and leaders in various fields.

MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) roots back to the MIT School of Electrical Engineering in 1882, which makes it one of the earliest electrical engineering schools in the United States. EECS has produced some notable alumni, for example, Amar Bose - Founder of Bose Corporation, a renowned audio technology company known for its high-quality speakers and sound systems. Bose earned his bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees in EECS from MIT.

Computer Science
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Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science
Bachelor degrees
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Quick Facts

#1 QS World University Rankings 2024

#1 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Computer Science and Information Systems

#5 THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings 2023

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Are there any scholarships? Yes
To which regions available? All
Full Tuition Fee Scholarship? No
Is there any accommodation? Yes
To which regions is accommodation available? All
What type of accommodation is it? University owned