Chemistry

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 6-205
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-1851

Email: 

Application Opens: 

September 15

Deadline: 

December 1

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Subject test recommended
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 0301

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: 62

The IELTS exam is preferred over the TOEFL.
Waivers of TOEFL/IELTS may be availiable.

Areas of Research: 

Biological Chemistry
Bio-Organic Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Materials
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Theory

Application Requirements: 

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

Special Instructions: 

The chemistry department encourages that, if possible, you mention in your Statement of Objectives essay, specific faculty whose research is of interest to you. Only official transcripts will be accepted by mail. No other materials will be accepted.