Application Instructions

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All application forms and materials, including official transcripts,  GMAT/GRE and TOEFL / IELTS (if applicable) must be received by  January 15. We will not accept any materials after this date.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Application Deadline

All application forms and materials, including GMAT /GRE, TOEFL/IELTS scores, and official transcripts must be received by January 15. Materials received after January 15 will not be considered.
NO EXCEPTIONS.

The average score for tests are: GMAT 700; GRE 160 per section; TOEFL 100+; IELTS 7.5+

Please note the online application site closes at 11:59 pm US EST on January 15th. Applicants will not be able to submit an application after the system closes.

Admission decisions will be mailed out by early March.  The MSRED program does not have rolling admissions.

How to Apply

You will need to download the following:

Re-Applicants

If your original application is one year or less old, supply the following items:

  • New Online Graduate Application form
  • Updated statement of objectives
  • Updated resume
  • Additional letters of recommendation are suggested but not required
  • Letter requesting your previous file to be reactivated (Please send via email to msredadmissions@mit.edu)
  • If your GMAT/GRE scores are more than five years old, you will need to re-take the exam and submit the new official score
  • If your TOEFL/IELTS scores are more than two years old, you will need to re-take the exam and submit the new official score

A note on materials and process:

  • If you are re-applying after more than one year, you will need to follow Application Instructions as though you are a new applicant. Materials are not kept for more than one year.
  • If you are applying after 1 year or less, your official transcripts will still be on file and you will not need to submit them again.
  • If you are applying after more than 1 year, you will need to submit new official transcripts as applications and their supplemental materials are not kept on file for more than one year.

 

Digital Mailing Information

Documents such as e-transcripts or other items not being sent via physical, postal mail may be mailed to the below email addresses: 

 

E-Transcripts sent directly from School/Institution: msredadmissions@mit.edu

GMAT/GRE Waiver Letters from Supervisor or Professor: msredadmissions@mit.edu

TOEFL/IELTS Waiver Requests: msredadmissions@mit.edu

Financial Documents/Fellowship Forms: msredfellowships@mit.edu

 

Mailing Address Information*

Please note: If you do not use the correct mailing address you run the risk of your application materials getting lost. The Center is not able to seek out mislabeled materials. 

Additional materials, such as transcripts, being sent via postal mail should use this address:

MIT/ MSRED Admissions
Attn: Admissions Coordinator
77 Massachusetts Avenue,  Bldg. 9-343
Cambridge, MA 02139

Additional materials, such as transcripts, being sent via a courier or delivery service such as FedEx should use this address:

MIT/ MSRED Admissions
Attn: Admissions Coordinator
105 Massachusetts Avenue,  Bldg. 9-343
Cambridge, MA 02139

*If you must send materials by mail instead of email, they must arrive by January 15, 2021 in order to be considered official. Access to campus buildings is restricted and we are unable to retrieve mail every day; mailed-in admissions materials will be retrieved on January 15, 2021 from campus. We are unable to guarantee another admissions mail retrieval after this date.

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