MIT Sloan School of Management

Last updated on November 26th, 2018

MIT Sloan School of Management currently ranks 9th among the top B-schools.

Founded in 1914, MIT’s largest program is its MBA one which is also known to be one of the most selective programs in the world. The program usually has a representation of around 60 countries and is ranked high in comparison to the other MBA programs.

MIT Sloan places a lot of emphasis on invention and innovation. Some of the most famous management and finance theories were created by Sloan alumni. With so much credit to its name, it remains one of the foremost B-schools which are highly sought after.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 4
Program Duration 20 Months
Class Size 409
Average GMAT Score 722
Average Work Experience 4.8 Years
Program Cost $156,060


  • Recruitment at MIT Sloan School of Management

Consulting leads in recruitment numbers and is the highest paid domain for Sloan Alumni. Take a look at the top companies that hire students from MIT Sloan:

Adobe Systems
eBay, Inc.
General Electric
Verizon Communications


  • Apply to MIT Sloan School of Management

The deadlines for the 2019 admissions at MIT Sloan have been announced. Mark your calendars for these 2 dates:

Round 1 – September 25th 2018

                     2 months, 1 day, 23 hours, 4 minutes ago

Round 2 – January 22nd 2019

                     in 1 month, 25 days, 0 hours, 55 minutes

Round 2 – April 8th, 2019

                     in 4 months, 11 days, 0 hours, 55 minutes


  • Admission Requirements for 2019 Entry

Cover Letter

MIT Sloan seeks students whose personal characteristics demonstrate that they will make the most of the incredible opportunities at MIT, both academic and non-academic. We are on a quest to find those whose presence will enhance the experience of other students. We seek thoughtful leaders with exceptional intellectual abilities and the drive and determination to put their stamp on the world. We welcome people who are independent, authentic, and fearlessly creative — true doers. We want people who can redefine solutions to conventional problems, and strive to preempt unconventional dilemmas with cutting-edge ideas. We demand integrity and respect passion.

Taking the above into consideration, please submit a cover letter seeking a place in the MIT Sloan MBA Program. Your letter should conform to a standard business correspondence, include one or more examples that illustrate why you meet the desired criteria above, and be addressed to Mr. Rod Garcia, Assistant Dean of Admissions (300 words or fewer, excluding address and salutation).


Please submit a one-page resume (Times New Roman 10 point font preferred) that includes your employment history and academic record in reverse chronological order. Other information appropriate to a business resume is welcomed and encouraged, including extracurricular activities, awards, and achievements. Please REDACT your name, address, and contact information.

For formatting purposes, please list the information in the following order:

Education – please feel free to include relevant awards, scholarships, professional societies
Work Experience – please list in reverse chronological order and include: company name, title, results-oriented bullets that demonstrate your skill set, and dates.
Additional information – languages, extracurricular activities/community service, technical skills/certifications, special skills/interests (if appropriate)

Video Statement

Please introduce yourself to your future classmates via a brief 60 second video statement. (This video will be used for application purposes only and will not be shared.)

Videos should be a single take (no editing) lasting no more than one minute and consisting of you speaking directly to the camera. We recommend using an application such as QuickTime or iMovie to record yourself.

Upload the video file according to the detailed instructions within the application. We support the following file formats: .avi, .flv, .m1v, .m2v, .m4v, .mkv, .mov, .mpeg, .mpg, .mp4, .webm, .wmv

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