Education for Internationals

As a destination for high-performing students and faculty from across the world, MIT offers a dynamic, diverse environment for international learners and researchers.

10% of undergraduate students, 42% of graduate students, and 65% of post-doctoral fellows join the community from outside of the United States. MIT has built a global reputation for challenge, excellence, rigor, and achievement—and continues to attract talent from around the world to accelerate that achievement, year after year.

Undergraduate admissions

For information about attending MIT as an undergraduate student, visit the MIT Admissions Office.

International Students

The International Students Office supports incoming and currently enrolled international students at MIT.

International Scholars

The International Scholars Office facilitates the arrival and appointment of international visitors, who are invited to campus to teach, conduct research, observe, and collaborate.

International Professionals

Working professionals from across the globe can advance their skills through MIT Leaders for Global Operations dual-degree programs, as well as MIT Professional Education and MIT Sloan Executive Education programs on campus and around the world.

Empowering the Teachers

Aiming to foster innovation in science and engineering education, this program invites upcoming African academics to spend a semester at MIT studying curricula development and content delivery.

International Nuclear Leadership Education Program

This course for nuclear industry leaders focuses on the governance strategies, operational practices, and technologies required for a successful nuclear energy program.

Learning STEM in Haitian Kreyòl

The MIT Haiti Initiative is developing a suite of Kreyòl-based resources and conducting workshops for Haitian faculty on the innovative use of digital resources for active learning in STEM.

Lingnan International MBA

This IMBA program at Lingnan University College at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou was jointly established with MIT Sloan as a two-way learning platform.

Master of Science in Management Studies

This program accepts top MBA or equivalent master's degree students from non-U.S. business schools to study a specific field in depth while working alongside world-renowned MIT Sloan faculty and students.

MIT Professional Education

MIT Professional Education provides a gateway to MIT research, knowledge and expertise for those engaged in science and technology worldwide, through advanced education programs designed for working professionals.

MIT Sloan Executive Education

MIT Sloan Executive Education’s non-degree executive programs are led by senior MIT Sloan faculty and provide business professionals from around the world.

Partnership with Indian School of Business

This partner program between the Indian School of Business and MIT Sloan focuses on developing leadership talent for Indian infrastructure and manufacturing industries.

Partnership with Sabancı University

This partner program between Sabancı School of Management in Turkey and MIT Sloan offers faculty, students, and administrators from both schools the opportunity to learn from each other.

SUTD-MIT Postdoctoral Fellows Program

These two-year appointments are competitive and designed to advance MIT's and SUTD's postdoctoral research environment in technology, architecture, engineering, and systems design.