About MIT Sloan

Facts and Figures

Here’s a quick look at what makes MIT Sloan a uniquely engaging place to live and learn.

The School

  • Our mission:

    The mission of the MIT Sloan School of Management is to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world and to generate ideas that advance management practice.

  • Location:

    Along the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  • Total enrollment:

    Approximately 1,300 students.

  • Number of programs:

    11 degree and non-degree, for undergraduates through experienced executives.

  • Total faculty:

    In FY 19, 116 faculty members.

  • When was MIT Sloan founded?

    The Alfred P. Sloan School of Management began in 1914 as Course XV, Engineering Administration, at MIT, within the Department of Economics and Statistics.

  • Public works of art across MIT:

    More than 50, including Pablo Picasso, découpée (Cut-Out Figure), 1975.

  • Alumni-founded companies:

    PillPack, E*Trade, Akamai, Gartner, Genentech, HubSpot, InVivo Therapeutics, Teradyne, and Zipcar, just to name a few.

  • Fortune 500 companies with local offices:

    Amazon, Amgen, Biogen, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Pfizer, among others. Other companies located in Kendall Square include Akamai, Charles River Labs, Sanofi Genzyme, and Twitter. The Boeing Co. recently announced plans to open its new Aerospace and Autonomy Center in Kendall Square by the end of 2020.

By the Numbers

  • 120,000

    MIT alumni across 90+ countries

  • 15

    Action Learning labs

  • 30,200

    Active alumni-founded companies

  • 8

    On-campus graduate residences

  • 103

    VC firms in Cambridge