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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Mathematics

Cambridge, MA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Department of Mathematics is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 26

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

481
Applied
48
Accepted
26
Enrolled
10%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject 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

128
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.91%
Black or African American 0.78%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.56%
Unknown 7.03%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 1
Male (44)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analysis, geometry and topology; algebra and number theory; representation theory; combinatorics, theoretical computer science and computational biology; physical applied mathematics and computational science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,252,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 2-106
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Tomasz Mrowka
Department Head
Email: math@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-4381
Fax: 617-253-4358