Materials Science and Engineering

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 6-107
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-3302

Email: 

Application Opens: 

September 15

Deadline: 

December 1

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering (SM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Science (ScD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • The department is suspending the GRE requirement for this year’s application cycle for Fall 2021 admissions and will not require nor accept GRE scores as supplementary material.

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: 69

Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

Areas of Research: 

Archaeological Materials
Biomedical Materials
Computational Materials Science and Engineering
Electronic, Photonic, and Magnetic Materials
High-Performance Structural Materials and Alloys
Materials for Energy and the Environment
Materials Economics
Molecular and Polymeric Materials
Nanotechnology, Nanodevices, and Nanomaterials

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Department of Materials Science and Engineering Questions
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts
English proficiency exam scores
GRE scores

Special Instructions: 

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