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 15
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:
December 15
Application Deadline:
January 2
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
January 15

Management

Application Deadline:
January 5, March 16, June 1
Application Deadline:
September 26, November 14, January 31
Application Deadline:
January 9
Application Deadline:
January 4
Application Deadline:
February 15
Application Deadline:
September 25, January 17, April 9
Application Deadline:
December 15

Science

Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
November 1, January 5
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15

Interdisciplinary

Application Deadline:
January 10
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
February 15
Application Deadline:
September 25, December 4
Application Deadline:
December 1
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
June 15
Application Deadline:
November 15, February 1, April 1
Application Deadline:
January 12, March 2
Application Deadline:
December 15
Application Deadline:
December 31