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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Cambridge, MA

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Not reported
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Science
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Science, Technology and Society
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Computer and information sciences, Mathematics and statistics
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,318
Part-Time Faculty
333
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
73%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 44% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 19% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,227,281
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1050
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Science in Art, Culture and Technology, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architectural Studies, Master of Science in Building Technology

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architectural History
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Information Science
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Geology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Architectural History
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Hydrology
  • Information Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Geology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Structural Engineering
  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering

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