Graduate Programs Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $56,719 in average for all students.

It offers eighty graduate programs: 42 Master's, 38 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,828 students have been conferred Master's degree and 584 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMassachusetts Institute of Technology
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Graduate School Students6,893 students
3,816 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$56,719
Student to Faculty3:1 (33.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 80 Graduate Programs
42 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Massachusetts Institute of Technology with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $56,719 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $860.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$53,450
Fees$3,269
Cost per Credit$860
Books & Supplies$830
Room & Board$16,000 (On-Campus) / $8,000 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,182 (On-Campus) / $2,182 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$75,731
Off-Campus Total$67,731
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$51,248$52,892$54,976$57,059$56,719

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 237 major areas - 41 Master's , 37 Doctorate . The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,828584--
Men1,172418--
Women656166--
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,254 students enrolled in Massachusetts Institute of Technology including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 6,893 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 4,315 male and 2,578 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 6,766 full-time and 127 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,816 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 3,077 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total6,893
Men Students4,315
Women Students2,578
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total6,893
Full-time Students6,766
Part-time Students127
By race/ethnicity 2,112 White, 150 Black, and 807 Asian students are attending at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total6,893
American Indian /
Native American
5
Asian807
Black150
Hispanic421
White2,112
Two or more races201
Un-Known371
135 students are younger than 22 and 212 students are older than 65. The school has 5,352 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,194 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total6,893
21 & Under135
22-241,980
25-293,372
30-34920
35-39274
40 & Over212
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 3,816 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 3,077 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,893
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,816
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses3,077
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,816
Massachusetts Resident2,544
Other State In U.S.582
Outside of U.S.675

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