The MIT faculty instructs undergraduate and graduate students and engages in research. Two-hundred twenty-five faculty (21%) identify as a member of US minority group.
Faculty (professors, all ranks)
US Minority Group Representation among Faculty, October 2020
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||–||1||1|
|Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander||1||–||1|
Note: Minority group representation is self-identified, and faculty may identify with more than one group.
Distribution of Faculty by School/College, October 2020
|School or college||Number|
|School of Engineering||390*|
|School of Science||282|
|School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences||184|
|Schwarzman College of Computing||134*|
|Sloan School of Management||111|
|School of Architecture and Planning||83|
* 131 faculty shared between the School of Engineering and the Schwarman College of Computing are included in both counts.
- 98 Nobel Laureates
- 79 MacArthur Fellows
- 59 National Medal of Science winners
- 30 National Medal of Technology and Innovation winners
Instructional Staff, October 2020
|Senior lecturers, lecturers, and professors emeriti||757|
|Instructors (including technical instructors)||163|
|Professors of the practice and adjunct faculty||36|