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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Architecture

Cambridge, MA

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Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Department of Architecture is located in Cambridge, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Architecture (M Arch) Architecture
Master of Science in Art, Culture and Technology (SMACT) Art, culture and technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Architecture Building technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Architecture Design and computation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Architecture History and theory of architecture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Architecture History and theory of art
Master of Science in Building Technology (SMBT) Building technology
Master of Science in Architectural Studies (SM Arch S) Architecture studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 58
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,165
Applied
141
Accepted
82
Enrolled
12%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

224
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.82%
Black or African American 2.23%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 4.46%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 0
Male (23)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Architecture; urbanism; building technology and sustainability; computation and design; history, theory, and criticism; art, culture, and technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,478,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 7-337
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. J. Meejin Yoon
Department Head
Email: arch@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-7791