Biology

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 68-120
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

(617) 258-6502

Email: 

Application Opens: 

October 1

Deadline: 

December 1

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Molecular Biology*

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 0203

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 6.5
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 90 (iBT) 577 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 35

Waivers of TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

Areas of Research: 

Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Biological Oceanography (WHOI)
Cancer Biology
Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Ecology and Evolution (WHOI)
Genetics
Human Genetics
Immunology
Marine Biology (WHOI)
Marine Toxicology (WHOI)
Microbiology
Microbiology (WHOI)
Molecular Ecology (WHOI)
Molecular Medicine and Human Diseases
Neurobiology
Physiology
Plant Molecular Biology
Structural Biology and Biophysics

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Statement of objectives
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts
English proficiency exam scores
GRE scores

Special Instructions: 

*The MEng Degree Program in Computer Science and Molecular Biology is avalible to MIT undergraduates only.

Applicants should not send published papers, theses, writing samples or other supplemental material with their application.