Stipend Levels and Health Insurance Rates

The MIT fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30.

The stipend levels and health insurance rates for Fiscal 2022 have been approved.

Office of the Vice Chancellor, Graduate Student Stipend Letter AY2022

The graduate stipend rate will be increased by 3.25% in 2021-2022.

Stipends AY2022
RA Stipend Levels Monthly Annual (12 mo.) High Range +15%
Science & Engineering Doctoral $3,488 $41,856 $48,134
Engineering (SM Level) $3,186 $38,232 $43,967
TA Stipend Levels      
Contact $3,570 $42,840 $49,266
Support $3,219 $38,628 $44,422

 

Health Insurance AY2022
Combined MIT Student Medical Plan and MIT Student Extended Insurance Plan AY2022 AY2021 $ Change % Change
Students  $3,089 $3,269 $180 decrease 5.5% decrease
Student and Partner  $6,745 $6,927 $182 decrease 2.6% decrease
Student and Dependent(s)  $4,209 $4,389 $180 decrease 4.1% decrease
Family  $7,866 $8,047 $181 decrease 2.2% decrease
MIT Student Medical Plan Only* AY2021 AY2020 $ Change % Change
Students  included with Tuition  included with Tuition  included with Tuition N/A
Student and Partner $1,584 $1,584  $0 0%
Student and Dependent(s) $792 $792  $0 0%
Family (student, partner and dependents) $2,376 $2,376  $0 0%

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees for AY2022 will be $55,878. This reflects a 3.85% increase over this year’s tuition.