Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aeronautics and Astronautics

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 33-202
Cambridge MA, 02139


Aeronautics and Astronautics

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Application Opens:
September 1

December 1 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Fall Term (September)
Summer Term (June) for LGO students

Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics (SM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Science (ScD)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 7
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 100 (iBT) 600 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 63

Waivers of the TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

  • Aerospace Computational Engineering
  • Aerospace, Energy and the Environment
  • Air-Breathing Propulsion
  • Aircraft Systems Engineering
  • Air Transportation Systems
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Communications and Networks Controls
  • Humans in Aerospace
  • Materials and Structures
  • Space Propulsion
  • Space Systems


  • Online application
  • Statement of objectives
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • English proficiency exam scores

LGO applicants only:

  • Supplemental questions (LGO only)
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