Fields of Study

Most universities have defined “graduate schools” or “graduate colleges”; however, MIT is different in that all of our schools offer graduate programs. There are five schools at MIT including: Architecture and Planning; Engineering; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; Management; and Science. Each of these five schools oversees several departments and programs. The School itself is not responsible for the admission of students; instead each department or program manages its own admissions process.

Below is a list of programs and departments organized by field of study.

Program
Application Deadline

Architecture & Planning

Application Deadline:
December 31
Application Deadline:
January 15
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
January 3

Engineering

Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15

Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Application Deadline:
January 1
Application Deadline:
January 24
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15, January 2
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
January 15

Management

Application Deadline:
January 3, March 14, May 30
Application Deadline:
October 6, January 11, March 1
Application Deadline:
January 7
Application Deadline:
January 5
Application Deadline:
February 15
Application Deadline:
October 1, January 19, April 12
Application Deadline:
December 15

Science

Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15

Interdisciplinary

Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
January 11
Application Deadline:
January 15
Application Deadline:
October 1, December 1
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
January 15, June 21
Application Deadline:
November 15, January 15, March 15
Application Deadline:
January 11, March 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
January 4