Departments

Biology

Training and research in the department range from general biology to more specialized fields of study and investigation. Quantitative aspects of biology are emphasized and molecular...

Brain & Cognitive Sciences

The Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences leads the search to understand the most complex, sophisticated, and powerful information-processing device known: the human brain. In the...

Chemistry

A national leader in research and education, the Department of Chemistry continues its long tradition of excellence through its pioneering advances in research, its success in...

Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences investigates the physical, chemical, and biological systems that make up planets.  Some scientists plumbing the inaccessible...

Mathematics

The Mathematics Department at MIT is a world leader in pure and applied mathematical research and education. Work in pure mathematics explores exciting current research directions in...

Physics

The MIT Physics Department is one of the best places in the world for research and education in physics, ranked the number one physics department since 2002 by US News & World...