Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Top choice university in Cambridge

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a different perspective on academia. MIT has a proud history of pushing the boundaries, from its innovative architecture and oddball art, to its cutting-edge technology and playful pranks. Campus tours depart from the MIT Information Center.

Of all the eye-catching buildings on the MIT campus, none has received more attention than the Ray & Maria Stata Center, an avant-garde edifice that was designed by architectural legend Frank Gehry. Other worthwhile stops on campus include the MIT Museum and the List Visual Arts Center. You can also pick up or download a map of MIT’s fantastic collection of public art.


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