Applications to the Program in Polymers and Soft Matter should be made in conjunction with an application to a departmental program in the School of Science or School of Engineering at MIT (the “home” department). Applications should specify the departmental program of the application and “PPSM” or “Program in Polymers and Soft Matter” as the interdisciplinary program of study.

Online applications are available in each of the following departments:

Admission to the departmental program is a prerequisite for further consideration by PPSM; once the candidate has been accepted to a department, his or her application will be forwarded by that department to the PPSM office for consideration.