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IDM Tuition and Fees, 2022-2023 Academic Year*

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For more detailed information regarding the cost of attendance, including specific costs for tuition and fees, books and supplies, housing and food as well as transportation, please visit the SFS website.

Integrated Design & Management Tuition

High (≥37 credits)

$31,400 per term

Medium  (≥16 but ≤36 credits)

$21,000 per term

Low  (≤15 credits)

$12,800 per term

MIT Fees

Mandatory health insurance

(May be waived if student carries other health insurance.)

Visit MIT Medical’s rate sheet for more information.

Student life fee

$203 per term — This helps fund student clubs, organizations, and the sports and fitness center. This fee covers your unlimited access to the gym, fitness classes, student organization events, and trips.

MIT Full-Time Definition

Full-time registration

* Tuition for the forthcoming academic year is set each April by the MIT Corporation based on a recommendation from Academic Council.

Please note that these rates are effective from 6/1/2022 – 5/31/2023.

For more information or to inquire about specific tuition situations, please contact Jazy Ma, Senior Financial Administrator at

IDM associated costs

Program-related costs can be broken down into two categories:

  • Costs associated with attending sessions on the MIT campus, including travel and meals; and
  • General housing costs, as needed (note that MIT has an excellent off-campus housing website.)

In addition, each IDM student must have a laptop computer. The MIT campus is configured for wireless access. See MIT’s laptop guidelines for more information on recommended configurations.

Additional Information

IDM students who complete their thesis early or withdraw during the term may qualify for tuition proration.

For additional information or to inquire about specific tuition situations, please contact