Cambridge is home to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which was started in 1861. About 11,000 students at the university, and about 60% of them are graduate students.
The university contains 16 colleges and schools that teach arts and sciences, engineering, and social work. The School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and College of Education are top-ranked graduate schools.
Biological engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, engineering, applied science, geology, planetary sciences, the humanities, social sciences, and physics, mathematics.
Nine academic departments offer degrees in arts and sciences, engineering, business, education, medicine, nursing, music, public health, and international studies.