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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Graduate Program in Science Writing

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Graduate Program in Science Writing is located in Cambridge, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (SM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
10
Accepted
8
Enrolled
23%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's 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

8
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communicating science to the public; digital media; investigative journalism ; documentary film
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 14N-338
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Thomas Levenson
Program Head
Email: sciwrite-www@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-6668
Fax: 617-253-6910