Nuclear Science and Engineering

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 24-102A
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-3814

Email: 

Application Opens: 

September 15

Deadline: 

December 15

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

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

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 1609

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: 90 (iBT) 577 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 69

Waivers are not offered.

Areas of Research: 

Accelerators, Detectors & Nuclear Security
Fission Reactor and Fuel Cycle Engineering
Fusion and Plasma Physics (theory/ computation)
Fusion and Plasma Physics (experiment/engineering)
Materials (theory/computation and experiment)
Nuclear Technology Management and Policy
Quantum Engineering

Application Requirements: 

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

Special Instructions: 

Applicants are required to complete Subjects Taken section of the online application. Please complete the section for courses most relevant to this graduate program and the additional courses section. Group courses by subject area, and complete each column.