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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Program in Media Arts and Sciences

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Program in Media Arts and Sciences is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (SM) Media technology
Master of Science (SM) Media arts and sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Media arts and sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

920
Applied
77
Accepted
66
Enrolled
8%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

174
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.32%
Black or African American 2.3%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.87%
Unknown 9.2%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human machine interaction; new media technologies; learning and creativity; design and fabrication; biological interfaces
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,691,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building E14
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Patricia Maes
Program Head
Email: mas@media.mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-5114

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