Aeronautics and Astronautics

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 33-202
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-0043

Email: 

Application Opens: 

September 1

Deadline: 

December 15

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)
Summer Term (June) for LGO students

Degrees: 

Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics (SM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Science (ScD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 1601

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 7
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 100 (iBT) 600 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 63

Waivers of the TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

Areas of Research: 

Aerospace Computational Engineering
Aerospace, Energy and the Environment
Air-Breathing Propulsion
Aircraft Systems Engineering
Air Transportation Systems
Autonomous Systems
Communications and Networks Controls
Humans in Aerospace
Materials and Structures
Space Propulsion
Space Systems

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Statement of objectives
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts
English proficiency exam scores
GRE scores
Supplemental questions (LGO only)

Special Instructions: 

Not Applicable.