MIT Alumni Association

The MIT Alumni Association seeks to engage and inspire the MIT global community to make a better world. It serves as a platform to strengthen the ties of MIT’s 142,887 living alumni and its students and friends with the Institute and with one another, and offers opportunities for connection through various resources, programs, services, and channels.


Geographic Distribution of Alumni

Region Number
United States and possessions 108,894
New England 27,305
Mid-Atlantic 26,959
West 22,644
Southwest and South Central 9,285
Great Lakes 7,740
Southeast 7,461
Northwest and Great Plains 6,666
Alaska and Hawaii 563
Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other US territories 271
Asia 9,685
Europe 6,810
North America (other than US) 2,490
South America 1,730
Pacific Ocean Islands and Australia 719
Africa 570
Central America 90
Total 130,988

Note: Includes only alumni with known addresses. Data as of July 1, 2021.

In fiscal year 2021, 63% of living alumni engaged with MIT philanthropically, virtually, or face to face. More than 17,000 alumni volunteered in service to the MIT community. The Annual Fund reported $89.8 million in gifts, and more than 36,000 alumni, students, and friends gave to MIT.