This online campus tour will introduce you to the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology, often ranked among the top institutions of higher education in the world. It is best known for its programs in engineering, physical sciences, and other areas, most notably economics, political science, urban studies, and linguistics. Securing admission here is extremely competitive, and undergraduate students are often able to pursue their own research.
MIT is set in 168 acres of grounds that extend for more than a mile along the Cambridge side of the Charles River basin. It is not only one of the most picturesque views of Boston, but you can see how close to the city you will be. At its edges, the campus merges with various Cambridge neighborhoods, including Kendall Square which is one of the most innovative square miles on the planet. You will go beyond the campus and explore the local culture and learn the history of Boston. You will receive information about modern Boston, its many fabulous attractions, where to visit, how to get around, and an introduction to what locals like to do.