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)

  • General test required
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 1402 or 1403

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
Biological and Polymeric Materials
Electronic, Photonic, and Magnetic Materials
High-Performance Structural Materials and Alloys
Materials for Energy and the Environment
Materials Economics
Nanotechnology, Nanodevices, and Nanomaterials

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 section of the online application.