MIT is a world-class educational institution where teaching and research — with relevance to the practical world as a guiding principle — continue to be its primary purpose.
The mission of MIT 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 is independent, coeducational, and privately endowed. Its five schools and one college encompass numerous academic departments, divisions and degree-granting programs, as well as interdisciplinary centers, laboratories and programs whose work cuts across traditional departmental boundaries.
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Faculty of MIT have won numerous awards, including the Nobel Prize, Medal of Science, John Bates Clark Medal, Fields Medal, PECASE awards, MacArthur 'genius' grants, and many more. Many faculty are members of the AAAS, IEEE, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and other prestigious societies. Students from MIT are regularly named Fulbright Fellows, Marshall Scholars, Rhodes Scholars, Truman Scholars and Gates Scholars.