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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (SM/MBA)
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Computer science and molecular biology
Engineer in Computer Science (ECS) Computer science
Doctor of Science (Sc D) Computer science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science
Doctor of Science (Sc D) Computer science and engineering
Doctor of Science (Sc D) Electrical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering and computer science
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Electrical engineering and computer science
Master of Science (SM) Electrical engineering and computer science
Doctor of Science (Sc D) Electrical engineering and computer science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering
Electrical Engineer (EE) Electrical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science and engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 236
Doctoral Degrees 87

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
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,773
Applied
231
Accepted
128
Enrolled
8%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th 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

867
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.77%
Black or African American 1.27%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 16.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.54%
Unknown 2.88%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

116
Total faculty
Full-time - 116
Part-time - 0
Male (98)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Information systems, circuits, biomedical sciences and engineering, computer science: artificial intelligence, systems, theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
108,126,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 38-401
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Anantha P. Chandrakasan
Department Head
Email: hq@eecs.mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-4600
Fax: 617-258-7254

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