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The application for September 2016 admission is now closed.

If you submitted an application before the Dec. 15, 2015 deadline, you can log back into your application to confirm that we received your official test scores and letters of recommendation. Please note it may take until the end of December to confirm receipt of testing scores.

The deadline for September 2017 admission will likely be
December 15, 2016.


Applications must include all of the following in order to be reviewed:

If an evaluator has difficulties using our admissions system, please ask him/her to mail the evaluation form and/or recommendation letter in a sealed envelope directly to the department:

Doctoral Program in HASTS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, E51-163
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

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