U.S. Citizen and Permanent Resident Graduate Students

Graduate U.S. students are eligible for federal and private loans and student employment under the Federal Work-Study Program. Keep in mind that the total of all your funding including scholarships, fellowships, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, student loans and Federal Work-Study may not exceed the price of attending MIT.

Recommended application deadlines:

  • May 1 to receive an anticipated financial credit as of your summer bill
  • June 1 to receive an anticipated financial aid credit as of your fall bill
  • November 1 to receive an anticipated financial aid credit as of your spring bill

All Other Graduate Students

Graduate international students are eligible for student loans from private sources. After you locate a private lender, please complete our Graduate Loan Application. Keep in mind that the total of all your funding including scholarships, fellowships, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and student loans may not exceed the price of attending MIT.

Recommended application deadlines:

  • May 1 to receive an anticipated financial credit as of your summer bill
  • June 1 to receive an anticipated financial aid credit as of your fall bill
  • November 1 to receive an anticipated financial aid credit as of your spring bill