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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Program in Comparative Media Studies

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Program in Comparative Media Studies is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (SM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
12%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL:
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

18
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 11.11%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media history and theory; game design, learning games, and creative computing; civic media; digital humanities; TV/film/Internet studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
734,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building E14-303
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Heather Hendershot
Director
Email: cmsw@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-3599
Fax: 617-258-5133