Terms of Enrollment:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- GRE general examination 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: 100 (iBT) 600 (PBT)
- Institute code: 3514
- Department code: 99
Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS may be available.
Areas of Research:
*HST requires IELTS or TOEFL score reports for any candidate whose native language is not English. This requirement is waived if the candidate attended a secondary school taught in English and should be noted as such in the Test Scores/Experience section.
A PDF copy of transcript (in English) from each university where a degree was earned or is expected should be uploaded with the application. Only candidates invited to interview will be required to have official, original, sealed transcripts sent from their university's registrar.
Applicants are required to complete the Subjects Taken section of the online application. Group courses by subject area, and complete each column. All test scores and letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline in order to be considered a complete application.