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Graduate Fall and Spring Tuition 2017-2018

Full Regular Tuition

Full regular tuition per term for fall and spring is $24,790. Payment of full tuition in either fall or spring terms also covers subjects offered for academic credit during the January independent activities period (IAP). Summer tuition charges for graduate students are detailed on the Summer 2017 Tuition page.

Non-resident Doctoral Candidates

Doctoral students approved for non-resident status are charged $1,240 for the first three semesters of non-resident registration and $3,720 for the fourth and subsequent semesters as a non-resident.

Off-campus Internship Tuition

Graduate students participating during either fall or spring term in off-campus internship programs approved by the Provost’s Office will be charged 35% of the maximum tuition charge. The current charge is $8,675.

Early Thesis or Withdrawal

Information for graduate students who finish their thesis early or who withdraw during a term is available on these Pro-ration tables:

Graduate Thesis Rules

Tuition is calculated for thesis students based on their registration and residency status. These Graduate Thesis Rules tables show how tuition is calculated for thesis students:

Sloan School of Management Tuition

Graduate programs in the Sloan School of Management have special tuition rates detailed on the Sloan School Tuition page.

Other Programs with 'Non-Standard' Tuition

Certain other graduate programs at MIT have greater tuition charges. These are detailed at Other Programs with 'Non Standard' Tuition.

Special and Non-Institute Visiting Students

Special graduate students and non-Institute graduate visiting students should refer to the tuition and fee information specific to special students and visiting students.

Miscellaneous Fees

There are a number of miscellaneous fees associated with applying to MIT and registration. These are set out in the table of Miscellaneous Fees.

For more information about tuition rates and pro-ration, please contact Peter Hayes, Associate Registrar.

If you need assistance with your MITPAY Student Account, please contact your Student Financial Services Counselor for Customer Service.