Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

2nd US-News World Ranking

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Background

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious educational institution. Its 168 acre campus spans over a mile along the river Charles. Founded in 1861, MIT is an independent and privately endowed university.

It comprises of five schools (School of Engineering; School of Architecture and Planning; School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; School of Science; and MIT Sloan School of Management).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Programs, Courses and Schools

It has more than 11000 students (undergraduate and graduate) and around 1000 faculty members. MIT has a student to faculty ratio of 3:1. The commitment to innovate has triggered many technological discoveries and has expanded the scientific body of knowledge. From development of radar to creation of the GPS, the contributions of MIT have been immense. This community of researchers and problem solvers is keen to make world a better place. MIT is an innovation hub; the living alumni of MIT have launched more than 30,000 companies and have thus created 406 million jobs. These companies together generate annual revenues of approximately $1.9 trillion which makes this ‘MIT nation’ equivalent to the 10th largest economy in the world.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Notable Alumni

Buzz Aldrin (Apollo 11 astronaut), General Kofi Annan (Former UN Secretary),Virgilio Barco Vargas (President of Colombia  Virgilio Barco Vargas),  Ben Bernanke (Former Federal Reserve Bank chairman)

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Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
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English

Political science is the academic discipline that attempts to understand and explain politics and government. This program prepares students for study in political science, law, public policy, and related fields, and for careers in government, business, law, research, teaching, or journalism. This program is also designed to give students, whatever their career objectives, an understanding of political institutions and processes.

GradApply online application, Letters of recommendation, A statement of objectives, Transcripts, CV or Resume, Test scores: GRE, IELTS, TOEFL

Legislative & Policy Analyst, Foreign affairs specialist, Benefits analyst, Community development analyst, Political associate.

15th Dec

English

This program helps the students to develop a deeper level of understanding and skill in a field of engineering that is relevant to multiple disciplinary areas like robotics and control, computational engineering, mechanics or engineering management or a greater understanding and skill in an interdisciplinary area like energy, environment and sustainability or transportation. This is accomplished first through a rigorous foundation within core aerospace engineering disciplines, followed by a six subkect concentration tailored to the student's interests and completed with hands on aerospace engineering lab and capstone design subjects.

Create a MyMIT account, Biographical Information, Essays, Activities, Academic Transcript, Letters Of Recommendation, Test scores: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, Interview

NASA - Pilots or crew member of a spacecraft, Physical Scientists, Life Scientists,Technicians, Jobs with Boeing, BAE Systems, Qinetiq, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Thales, General Electric and British Airways.

1st Jan

English

This program is designed to prepare the graduate for an entry level position in aerospce and related field. It builds a conceptual understanding in the foundational engineering sciences and professional subjects that span the topics critical to aerospace.

Create a MyMIT account, Biographical Information, Essays, Activities, Academic Transcript, Letters Of Recommendation, Test scores: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, Interview

NASA - Pilots or crew member of a spacecraft, Physical Scientists, Life Scientists,Technicians, Jobs with Boeing, BAE Systems, Qinetiq, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Thales, General Electric and British Airways.

1st Jan

English

This interdisciplinary program approaches American culture from many directions in order to view America as a whole rather than from the perspective of a single discipline.

Create a MyMIT account, Biographical Information, Essays, Activities, Academic Transcript, Letters Of Recommendation, Test scores: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, Interview

Teaching, Journalism, Publishing, Law, Broadcasting and librarianship.

1st Jan

English

This is an interdisciplinary program of study designed to give students an integrated knowledge of medieval civilization. While the main area of study is the fifth to sixteenth centuries in Europe, a global perspective is offered with particular attention to the near east and the pacific rim.

Create a MyMIT account, Biographical Information, Essays, Activities, Academic Transcript, Letters Of Recommendation, Test scores: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, Interview

Lecturer in History, Assistant professor, Department administrator, Faculty-interdisciplinary humanities, Legislative correspondent, Research linguist, Media and content manager.

1st Jan

a) University online application

b) $75 application fee

c) Letters of recommendation

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT Scores: Math-760+, Critical Reading-710+, Writing-700+, ACT Composite: (33-35)

f) Average GPA 4.1

g) TOEFL scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: IBT-90, PBT- 577, IELTS-7

i) Acceptance rate: 7.9% (2016)

j) Self-reported coursework form (Essays, Activities, and Academics)

k) Biographical information (Parent information, Field of study)

l) Portfolios

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors: $51,832

Masters: $53450

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Massachusetts Institute of Technology is $15,510

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: January 1

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

11574

Students

4602

Undergraduates

6972

Postgraduate

1967

Faculty Strength

6

Student Faculty Ratio

8
%

Acceptance Rate

$
51832

Tuition Fees

$
15510

Living Cost

$
2898

Other Fees

4.1

Avg. GPA

91
%

Avg. Percentage

1520

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD