Terms of Enrollment:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Not required
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: 94 (iBT)
- Institute code: 3514
Waiver of IELTS or TOEFL may be available.
Areas of Research:
*The PhD degree is available to MIT Media Arts and Sciences master's students only.
IELTS can be waived by the department under certain circumstances (1) if you have received instruction in English in primary and secondary school or (2) if you have been in the US for three years and will have received a degree from an American institution before entering MIT. Requests should be made in writing well in advance of the application deadline.
Applicants must specify three faculty with whom they are applying to work. Portfolios (containing publications, theses, awards, designs and other work) must be submitted in online application. All supplemental materials should be submitted using the online application system. Paper documents are not accepted.