By | January 25, 2024
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Courses and How To Apply

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private land-grant research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1861, MIT has since played a key role in the development of modern technology and science, ranking among the top academic institutions in the world.

Programs offered at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

School of Architecture and Planning

  • Architecture – 4
  • Media Arts and Sciences – MAS
  • Urban Studies and Planning – 11

School of Engineering

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics – 16
  • Biological Engineering – 20
  • Chemical Engineering – 10
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering – 1
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – 6
  • Materials Science and Engineering – 3
  • Mechanical Engineering – 2
  • Medical Engineering and Science – IMES
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering – 22

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

  • Anthropology – 214
  • Comparative Media Studies/Writing – CMS/21W
  • Economics – 14
  • Global Languages – 21G
  • History – 21H
  • Humanities – 21
  • Humanities + Engineering/Science – 21E/21S
  • Linguistics – 24
  • Literature – 21L
  • Music and Theater Arts – 21M
  • Philosophy – 24
  • Political Science – 17
  • Science, Technology, and Society – STS

Sloan School of Management

  • Management – 15
  • School of Science
  • Biology – 7
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences – 9
  • Chemistry – 5
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences – 12
  • Mathematics – 18
  • Physics – 8

MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

  • Data, Systems, and Society – IDS

Application Process

  1. Visit the MIT website using the link
  2. Tap on “Apply Now” button
  3. Choose your category as a First year student 
  4. A page will be open where you will be asked to create an account with “”. Enter all the information in the spaces provided
  5. Tap on the “create account” button
  6. A welcome page which is also your dashboard will be shown next
  7. On the dashboard, select “College search” and enter the “NJIT”
  8. The university will show up, add it to your college list and begin your application.

Tuition and Costs

Cost of attendance for the 2022–2023 academic year

Tuition$57,590It actually costs over double this amount for MIT to provide the cutting-edge research facilities and faculty to undergraduates, but we subsidize it down to this cost. This also includes access to all services at MIT Medical⁠02   including urgent care visits, mental health, and specialist care at no extra cost.
Student life fee$396This helps fund student clubs, organizations, and the sports and fitness center. This fee covers your unlimited access to the gym, fitness classes, student organization events, and trips.
Housing$11,980All first-year students are required to live on campus, but residence halls and living groups vary in cost. We’ll bill you in July for half of the most expensive double room on campus ($5,990), then adjust it based on your actual housing cost in September. Learn more at MIT Housing.
Meals$6,810There are multiple dining plan options (including cooking for yourself), but for the purposes of figuring out your financial aid eligibility, we budget $6,810 per year for meals. Learn more at MIT Dining.
Books & supplies$850This out-of-pocket expense can vary depending on the student, but we use this number to calculate your financial aid eligibility.
Personal expenses$2,224This expense also varies depending on the student, but we use this number to calculate your financial aid eligibility. This covers things like clothes, laundry, and other bills.
Total$79,850Remember, 90% of students receive some type of financial aid.

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