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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (SM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 42

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,791
Applied
119
Accepted
69
Enrolled
7%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

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
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

330
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
99%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.24%
Black or African American 0.3%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.61%
Asian 6.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.64%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

178
Total faculty
Full-time - 173
Part-time - 5
Male (118)
Female (60)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,964,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 4-240
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Melissa Nobles
Dean
Email: shass-www@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-3450
Fax: 617-253-3451