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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

School of Engineering

Cambridge, MA

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Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / School of Engineering is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Engineer in Aeronautics and Astronautics (EAA)
Electrical Engineer (EE)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (SM/MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Materials Engineer (Mat E)
Civil Engineer (CE)
Engineer in Computer Science (ECS)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science (SM)
Mechanical Engineer (Mech E)
Nuclear Engineer (NE)
Naval Engineer (Naval E)
Doctor of Science (Sc D)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 750
Doctoral Degrees 334
Other Advanced Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,785
Applied
1,374
Accepted
929
Enrolled
16%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

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

3,124
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.93%
Black or African American 1.06%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 12.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.43%
Unknown 7.04%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

379
Total faculty
Full-time - 377
Part-time - 2
Male (311)
Female (68)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
388,459,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 1-206
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Ian A. Waitz
Dean of Engineering
Phone: 617-253-3291
Fax: 617-253-8549

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