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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Philosophy Section is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching requirement

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

217
Applied
12
Accepted
5
Enrolled
6%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

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

32
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.75%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ethics, feminist philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 32-D808
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Alex Byrne
Philosophy Chair
Phone: 617-253-4141
Fax: 617-253-5017

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