Make MIT Your Own

Open the Door

MIT is a world center for education in many fields and with many opportunities to learn. The MIT Professional Education office opens the door.

Learn from leaders

U.S. News & World Report gives MIT the top ranking in aeronautics and astronautics, chemical, computer, electrical, materials, mechanical, and nuclear engineering ... as well as management, information systems, productions/operations management, quantitative analysis, and supply chain management/logistics. Among graduate schools, the School of Engineering, the Department of Economics, and more than a dozen MIT departments or programs are ranked No. 1 nationwide.

Join campus activities

Beyond the classroom, the MIT community hosts a lively arts scene including more than 25 musical ensembles. Choices every week include lectures, symposia, performances, art exhibits, and movies. Sports buffs can work out in state-of-the-art fitness centers or sail or go ice-skating. The Institute is home to exceptional academic libraries as well as the world’s largest open-shelf science fiction collection. The legendary MIT $50K Entrepreneurship Competition has launched dozens of startups.

Enjoy greater Boston

The greater Boston area offers world-class music, art, literary, sports, recreation, shopping, and history resources to explore. Look on for theater and music performances, nightclubs, films, art exhibits, and restaurants. Sports fans can enjoy championship play by the Patriots, the Celtics, the Bruins, and the Red Sox. Relive the American Revolution walking the Freedom Trail or visiting Old Ironsides, the USS Constitution. Visit About Boston to learn more.