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FAQ / TransferUnfortunately, we don’t waive testing requirements. Students from countries where the SAT is not offered (like Iran and parts of the People’s Republic of China) will be considered without a…
FAQ / TransferWhile we can’t recommend specific classes, you may want to compare the courses offered at your institution to MIT’s by referring to the MIT Bulletin (Course and Degree Catalog). You’ll find descriptions…
FAQ / TransferYes. However, at the very least, you should have one year of calculus (or higher level of math, whichever meets your ability level) and calculus-based physics. It’s rare that an…
FAQ / TransferYes, because you finished high school and will complete two terms of college by the time you enter MIT in the fall, you are eligible to apply as a transfer…