Mathematics

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 2-110
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-2416

Email: 

Application Opens: 

September 14

Deadline: 

December 15

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)

Degrees: 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Science (ScD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • In past years, GRE scores were optional but encouraged. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we will not consider GRE general/subject scores as part of this year's (2020-2021) application and we will not request GRE scores in our on-line application site.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 6
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 72

Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

Areas of Research: 

Algebra/Algebraic Geometry
Algebraic Topology
Analysis/PDE
Combinatorics
General Applied Mathematics
General Pure Mathematics
Geometry/Geometric Topology
Lie Groups/Algebraic Groups/Representation Theory
Mathematical/Computational Biology
Number Theory
Physical Applied Mathematics
Probability
Scientific Computation/Numerical Analysis
Statistics
Theoretical Computer Science

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Statement of objectives
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts (required upon admission)
English proficiency exam scores
GRE scores (optional but encouraged)

Special Instructions: 

Applicants should not send published papers or theses. The only paper documents needed are your transcripts.