"The Financial Engineering Proseminar is set up as a practicum, where we split up into groups and do a project for a real company. The project was challenging on multiple levels."
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!
“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.”
"After we gave our recommendations, the great part was that the very next day the CEO was in the boardroom implementing them with his top vice presidents."
“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.”
“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 India Lab] program is one of the reasons I came to Sloan. ... The hands-on learning that MIT offers was a huge differentiator.”
“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.”
“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.”
“You could talk about watershed management and conservation of energy all you want. But until you put numbers to it and financial analysis to it, you’re not going to get much done. I came to business school to speak that language, speak with people in terms of numbers, financial numbers so that I can get projects done.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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!”
“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.”
“One of my favorite things about teaching at MIT Sloan is the diversity and high quality of students. They are eager to learn new things, they think independently and they're willing to tackle difficult issues.”