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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Program in Science, Technology, and Society

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Program in Science, Technology, and Society is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History, anthropology, and science, technology and society

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

160
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
5%

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

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

31
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.45%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.23%
Asian 6.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 12.9%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: History of science; history of technology; sociology of science and technology; anthropology of science and technology; science, technology, and society
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
186,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building E51-163
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Jenniger Light
Program Director
Email: stsprogram@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-4062
Fax: 617-258-8118

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