MIT's intercollegiate athletics program ranks among the most accomplished in the NCAA's Division III, on and off the field. For example:
With thirty-three varsity sports, MIT supports one of the broadest intercollegiate athletic programs in the world. There are sixteen varsity sports for men, fifteen for women, and two coeducational programs.
Approximately 25 percent of undergraduates participate in varsity athletics.
MIT competes mainly against Division III New England colleges, but also routinely participates in regional and national championships.
The Institute has earned 233 Academic All-America citations—the most for any Division III program in the nation.