Advanced Study Program
Find housing near MIT
MIT Professional Education - Advanced Study Program fellows are responsible for finding and paying for their own housing and other living costs. The MIT Housing Office can help locate housing.
Rent is frequently the largest single living expense. A two-bedroom apartment in Cambridge rents for $1,600 to $2,000 or more per month. Typical monthly living expenses for MIT graduate students run $1,700 to $2,700 ($7,000 to $11,000 per semester). Expenses may be higher depending on living arrangements, lifestyle, and number of family members.
MIT housing resources
The MIT Housing Office provides information on off-campus rental housing. Fellows are not eligible to live in MIT dormitories or graduate residences. Fellows will find information on neighborhoods, realtors, MIT-owned apartments, roommates, and private rental listings in nearby communities. Telephone 617-253-1493 to contact the MIT Off-Campus Housing Service.
MIT family resources
Lifesites, hosted by MIT's Center for Work, Family & Personal Life, provides quick access to the hundreds of services, activities, programs, and groups that support personal, family, and community life at MIT. They advise on childcare and local school options. The International Students Office can help foreign students and families find resources.
MIT is located in the City of Cambridge, which provides information for new residents online. The Real Estate section of Boston.com provides current listings of apartments and houses for rent and sale.