Cambridge, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
36%
64%
student ratio
174
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
8%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Media Arts And Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (SM)
    • Media Technology Master of Science (SM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 39
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

8% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 920
    • Accepted 77
    • Acceptance Rate 8
    • Enrolled 66
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships, resident tutors

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students174
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students174
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian24%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races10%
    • Unknown or International Student47%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHuman machine interaction; new media technologies; learning and creativity; design and fabrication; biological interfaces
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$22,691,000

Location & Contact

Program in Media Arts and Sciences

School of Architecture and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building E14
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Prof. Patricia Maes

Program Head

Phone: 617-253-5114
Email: mas@media.mit.edu

Phone: 617-253-5114
Email: mas@media.mit.edu


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