Terms of Enrollment:
Test score requirements are set by the home department.
Areas of Research:
Applications to the Program in Polymers and Soft Matter should be made in conjunction with an application to a departmental program in the School of Science or School of Engineering at MIT (the “Home” department). Applications should specify the departmental program of the application and “PPSM” or “Program in Polymers and Soft Matter” as the interdisciplinary program of study. Online applications are available in each of the following departments:
- Biological Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Admission to the departmental program is a prerequisite for further consideration by PPSM; once the candidate has been accepted to a department, his or her application will be forwarded by that department to the PPSM office for consideration.
Applicants are required to complete Subjects Taken section of the online application. Please complete the section for courses most relevant to the graduate program and the additional courses section. Group courses by subject area, and complete each column.