MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Sloan School of Management

About the School

The MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT Sloan focuses on innovative practice and research and its degree programs are among the most selective in the world.

An Overview


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Number Of Participants 404
Average Age 28
International Participants 33%
Gender 38% (Women)
Average Work Experience 5 Years
Average Salary $140,000

At MIT, you get to choose your electives, tracks and certificate programs.

Here are the three tracks that you need to look out for at MIT:

  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Enterprise Management

You can choose from different certificate programs to tailor the course to meet your professional needs. Here are three certificate programs you can choose from:

  • Sustainability Certificate
  • Health Care Certificate
  • Analytics Certificate

MIT Sloan offers several fellowships that require candidates to fill out a separate application process and are awarded through their respective organizations. The various fellowships are:

Aker Scholarship:
The Aker Scholarship is awarded to Norwegian students pursuing the MBA [or MFIN, MBAn] at MIT Sloan. Funding is available to Norwegian students and those with strong ties to Norway who are accepted into post-graduate degree programs. The scholarship will supplement any other funding to cover the full cost of study and living expenses.

Kennedy memorial trust scholarship:
The Kennedy Scholarship is awarded to British students studying at Harvard and MIT. It can be used to fund a wide variety of programmes at MIT and across all the graduate schools within Harvard – from PhD to LLM, from MPH to March.

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Here are some statistics on MIT Sloan:

95.7% -Graduated with full-time offers*

44.3% – Growth potential cited as the top reason for accepting a position

$140K – Median Base Salary

Why MIT Sloan School of Management

Notable Alumni

Kofi Annan

7th Secretary-General, the United Nations

Carly Fiorina


Alan Mulally

Former President and CEO, Ford Motor Company

MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Application Process

The latest application requirements set by the MIT Sloan School of Management MBA admission office are described below.

Applicants must upload a 1-minute video as part of their application. In this video, the candidate should introduce themselves, talk about their past experiences and discuss why MIT Sloan is the best place for them to pursue their degree.

Videos should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • No more than 1 minute (60 seconds) in length
  • Single take (no editing)
  • You should be speaking directly to the camera
  • Do not include background music or subtitles
Rounds Application Deadlines
Round 1 Oct 1, 2020
Round 2 Jan 19, 2021
Round 3 Apr 12, 2021

Want to know more about the MBA Application Deadlines for Top B-Schools? Here’s the entire list of top B-Schools along with their deadlines – MBA Application Deadlines 2020-2021

MBA candidates will have to submit one letter of recommendation. The recommendation may be in either letter or short answer format and should not exceed two pages.

MT Sloan urges candidates to choose a recommender who is able to provide specific answers to the following questions:

  • Please provide a brief description of your interaction with the applicant and, if applicable, the applicant’s role in your organization. (Maximum word count: 50 words)
  • How does the performance of the applicant compare to that of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? (e.g., what are the applicant’s principal strengths?) (Max word count: 500 words)
  • Describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response. (Max word count: 500 words)
  • Is there anything else we should know? (Optional)

Here are some tips for the letter of recommendation:

Who can give a recommendation: You will have to provide details of one recommender who can be your reporting manager/ previous manager/ senior colleague/ current client/ previous client/ business partner/ supplier/ auditor etc.

How a letter of recommendation should be written: The recommender should add specific instances/examples of the candidate’s professional work together.

How to send the letter of recommendation: The recommender should send the recommendation from the official email id only. If the recommender does not have an official id – then proof that you reported / or was supervised by this person should be attached.

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