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Update August 17:

To learn more about MIT’s changes to the fall 2020 cost of attendance as well as the Covid-era grant, please see our 2020 financial support page and our expanded FAQ page. You can also read more about the evolving policies and other key questions related to MIT’s COVID-19 response.

Why does my award letter say that my net cost is the same, even though I was awarded a $5,000 Covid-era grant?

In order to award you the $5,000 Covid-era grant, we also increased the expense line in your cost of attendance. This will make it look like your total net cost is the same, even though your actual net cost is reduced by the full $5,000.

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