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  • Discover / The MIT education

    Majors & minors

    these schools offers degrees in their courses of study, as well as minors ... schools MIT is organized into several schools of study: School of Architecture and Planning School of Engineering School of Humanities, Arts
  • Discover / The MIT education


    [intro]In addition to the thousands of courses already offered by the ... -register at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), a respected ... : “the Institute should encourage initiative, promote the spirit of free
  • Apply / Parents and educators

    For home educators

    granted a formal high school diploma, while others have not. Please note that we do not require a high school diploma or GED from our applicants ... [intro]MIT has a long history of admitting homeschooled students, and
  • Apply / Preparing for MIT

    What to do in high school

    every type of school: public, private, religious, charter, and home school. We understand that high schools have different offerings and families ... interest you. We know that not all high schools offer the chance to take all
  • Discover / About MIT

    Life after MIT

    : 47% of 2023 bachelor’s degree graduates had internship/externship that ... Research. Graduate school 43% of the Class of 2023 went directly to ... . Here are some of the things they do next.[/intro] Careers Career
  • Discover / About MIT

    A brief history of MIT

    of the arts, and a school of industrial science. The state agreed, and ... of ore from Colorado, here.']earn a degree in STEM ... of any other school besides West Point."]military training ground
  • Discover / Life and culture

    Arts & music

    -based laboratory offering an undergraduate minor and concentration, plus a variety of ... [intro]More than half of all undergraduates take part in arts and ... of contemporary art, is home to a state-of-the-art black box performing
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    Summer programs

    school students each summer for six stimulating weeks of advanced research ... -level curriculum with other students from around the country. They offer a range of ... juniors, there are also online programs offered for younger high school
  • Apply / Transfer applicants


    MIT has a long history of educating veterans, both before and after their service, and we are proud to support a community of veterans on ... have already completed an undergraduate degree elsewhere, you may explore
  • Apply / First-year applicants

    First-year eligibility

    pursuing a different field of study from the bachelor’s degree you hold. By ... high school and completed at least one year of college. If you are still in high school, you are considered a first-year applicant regardless of
  • Discover / The MIT education

    The first year

    system is designed to ease the transition from high school by giving ... ongoing experiment: in 2018, it was the subject of a design course called ... . DesignPlus DesignPlus is a small community of first-year students who are
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    Books about MIT

    that accompanied the design and building of MIT's Cambridge campus The ... , and impact on the world. Here are some of our favorites: A Widening ... small technical school into a major research university Becoming MIT
  • Discover / The MIT education

    Maker education

    the core of MIT. The Institute has: over 40 design ... set of makerspaces where you can design and test your out-of ... [intro]MIT's dozens of makerspaces, dedicated hands-on classes, and
  • Request a group tour

    refunds will be offered in the case of an Institute-wide closure or a sick ... Thank you for your interest in a private group tour of MIT! Please ... Groups of 6–50 students are welcome to submit a request for a private group
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    Transfer eligibility

    high school and completed at least one year of college. If you are still in high school, you are considered a first-year applicant regardless of ... of study from the bachelor’s degree you hold. If you are ineligible for
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    Creative portfolios

    of high school classes are welcome to submit the Research Supplement ... encourage all types of media art, including design, drawing, painting, mixed ... inside, or outside, of school, and alone or with a team. Just make sure you
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    Returning students

    Secondary school materials Some students apply to us after an ... experiences of students returning to higher education. At the same time, we need to evaluate students against a common baseline of preparation for a
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    International applicants

    applying to an American school like MIT works. Some of the information in ... .']regardless of where they live or attend school.[/annotation] U.S. permanent ... the beginning of their final year of high school, and international
  • Discover / The MIT education

    Global education

    [intro] A majority of MIT students travel to study, research, work ... year, hundreds of students intern, teach, research, and collaborate in ... students with hands-on projects in leading international companies, schools
  • Apply / Transfer applicants

    Academic preparation

    transfer students take a variety of mathematics and science courses before applying, taking full advantage of their institution’s offerings in these ... ’s offer of admission.