All international applicants (from countries where English is not the official language) must take the IELTS or TOEFL exam.
Applicants must upload a score report or use the following code for electronic submission:
Institution code is 3514, department code is 99 (MIT Graduate Admissions)
Minimum required IELTS score: 7
Minimum required TOEFL score: 94 (internet-based)
IELTS/TOEFL can be waived by the department under certain circumstances: (1) if English was the primary language of instruction in primary and secondary school or university (2) if you have been working in the US for two years and/or will have received a degree from an American institution before entering MIT.
If you want to apply for an IELTS/TOEFL waiver (and meet the requirements listed above), please fill out the waiver request form by November 20. This request is for the Program in Media Arts and Sciences only.