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 141,208 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, 2020

Region Number
United States and possessions 107,710
New England 26,971
Mid-Atlantic 26,814
West 22,504
Southwest and South Central 9,087
Great Lakes 7,741
Southeast 7,246
Northwest and Great Plains 6,534
Alaska and Hawaii 544
Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other US territories 269
Asia 8,434
Europe 6,538
North America (other than US) 2,105
South America 1,672
Pacific Ocean Islands and Australia 697
Africa 542
Central America 82
Total 127,780

Note: Includes only alumni with known addresses. Data as of July 1, 2020.

In fiscal year 2020, 66% of living alumni engaged with MIT philanthropically, virtually, or face to face. More than 17,290 alumni volunteered in service to the MIT community. The Annual Fund reported $86.2 million in gifts, and more than 36,000 alumni, students, and friends gave to MIT.