"Before coming to MIT Sloan, I worked as an orchid botanist. It was quite a different thing from most people here at MIT Sloan."
Visit MIT Sloan
Join us for a day on campus. Your visit will provide the information and insight you need to determine if MIT Sloan is right for you.
Attend a class or two and participate in the dynamic, engaging, and transformative learning environment created by our faculty and students. By spending time with MIT Sloanies outside the classroom, you will experience the unique warmth, creativity, and passion of our community.
Learn more about the Ambassadors Program.
On-Campus Information Session
If you are interested in visiting MIT Sloan, we offer an on-campus information session with Admissions representatives. Come and learn makes MIT Sloan unique, the ins-and-outs of the MIT Sloan MBA application process, and take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions.
Visit on Your Own
You may also visit us on your own by simply stopping by the MBA Admissions Office and picking up a class schedule. Be sure to check our academic calendar to make sure that classes are in session before making your travel plans in order to get the most out of your visit. While visiting campus, please be aware of our professional standards for the classroom:
- Arrive early and introduce yourself to the professor
- Turn off your mobile phone and computer during class
- Stay until the class ends
“I enjoyed learning more about the opportunities at MIT Sloan during my visit. It was definitely worth flying in from Turkey. With its analytical focus and small, diverse, and collaborative community, MIT Sloan is a truly exciting place to study.” — Cenk, prospective student
During your visit, stop by the MBA reception desk in E48 and pick up a copy of a self-guided campus tour. Be sure to take a tour of our new building, E62!
“One of the reasons I came to Sloan was because I wanted to be at a top MBA institution worldwide. But I also wanted access to working with the latest innovations and the highest technology that was coming out of the MIT labs.”
“The conditions in the neighborhoods we were visiting were different than what we realized before getting there. Beyond that, what was surprising was that there weren’t surprises!”
“We are very much an action-learning environment. The way to learn leadership is not only through reading cases, not only through learning theory — in fact we don’t want people to regurgitate the theory. We want people to take theory and to live it, use it.”
"The relationships that we forged helped us to turn out a better project. We were able to test our hypotheses with the people that we spoke with every single day. And really, I think the friendships that you develop really propel the work that you’re doing."
“We’re very interdisciplinary. Among the faculty in the group are an economist, a political scientist, a sociologist, and an industrial relations specialist. We’ve always made a big effort to be open to a variety of perspectives, but also to go beyond being open to them, to want to bring them in, because it makes for a richer environment.”
“At MIT Sloan you have a lot of opportunities to explore entrepreneurship. Especially in a place like Kampala where you have a lot of development, entrepreneurship can be very exciting.”
“I knew about American business, but not enough about what’s really become a global economy. … You can read about it all you want, but there’s no substitute for being there and seeing the context and seeing how completely different these [other countries] are.”
“I can honestly say that when I was planning on coming to business school I never thought that witnessing the birth of a child would be included in the education. It was definitely an experience.”
“I came to Sloan because of its high rankings within the sustainability community, specifically the professors. The S-Lab class itself is part of what drew me to Sloan. And the reason I came to business school was to learn the business speak that really is what connects with people."
“These companies are really excited to work with MIT students.They reach out to the community to set up these projects and are great to work with. They give us access to all their resources and are very open to us.”
“Because of the diversity of our backgrounds, when we hit the ground in Tanzania it almost was a natural play where different people assume different roles.”
“I love being in a place that is such a nexus of people and ideas — people coming to learn something new and to define themselves. Being a part of that process is a real honor and a real gift.”
“It was really rewarding that they wanted to know what we thought. We left there being fairly certain that they will do some of the things that we suggested.”
“For 35 years, we’ve been studying how companies get value from information. … We try to help organizations take a more holistic view of what they are trying to do.”
“In Chinese culture, we have this saying, ‘drink the water and contemplate the source.’ I think very frequently of … when my intellectual mind was completely turned on by the groundbreaking work accomplished by Merton, Black, and Scholes at MIT Sloan.”