Computational and Systems Biology

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 68-230A
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-324-4144

Email: 

Application Opens: 

October 1

Deadline: 

December 1

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Subject test optional
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 0000

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 6
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 95 (iBT) 587 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 99

The IELTS exam is preferred over the TOEFL.
Waivers are not offered.

Areas of Research: 

Biological Design and Synthetic Biology
Cancer Biology
Cell and Tissue Engineering
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Functional Genomics
Gene and Protein Networks
Genomics and Proteomics
Imaging and Image Informatics
Instrumentation Engineering
Molecular Biophysics
Nanobiology and Microsystems
Neurosystems Biology
Predictive Toxicology and Metabolic Engineering

Application Requirements: 

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

Special Instructions: 

Applicants are not required to complete the Subjects Taken page. All other sections are required. We generally do not review CVs as information can be included in your online application.