Channel | updated March 03, 2014
Founded in 1861, MIT and its School of Engineering have a proud history of influencing the world through technological leadership and research innovation. MIT is one of the world’s preeminent research universities: renowned for rigorous academic programs in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship; cutting-edge research; a diverse campus community; and a longstanding commitment to working with the public and private sectors to bring new knowledge to bear on the world’s complex challenges.
The School of Engineering educates about 60 percent of MIT’s undergraduates and 45 percent of our graduate students. Just over a third of MIT’s faculty are in the school.