The Graduate Tower at Site 4

At the gateway to Kendall Square and amidst the energy of Site 4, MIT graduate students may find something unexpected… the comfort of home. MIT’s new graduate tower is a welcoming beacon for all those who live (and learn) here.


  • Our communal amenities are designed to foster friendships and support families.

    There are spaces to study of course, but also places for fun: a lounge for gatherings, a fitness center for workouts and even a playroom where our smallest residents can let loose.

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    Study & work spaces free from distractions & noise

  • Family lounge icon

    Family lounge for play dates and kid-friendly gatherings

  • Fitness center icon

    Fitness center with cardio equipment & yoga

  • Terraces icon

    Terraces to connect with your community and take in the city sights

  • Multipurpose rooms icon

    Multipurpose rooms for small events and get-togethers

  • Playroom icon

    Playroom with space for little ones to horse around

  • Sound-conditioned music practice room icon

    Sound-conditioned music practice room to turn up the volume without disturbing your neighbors

  • Outdoor playground icon

    Outdoor playground and childcare center serving the entire MIT community


The Graduate Tower offers efficiency, 1- and 2-bedroom layouts so you can live how you want. Even better: residents will be able to renew their leases after their first year.


  • Access - Connect to to MIT’s WiFi & access the network anywhere in your apartment - and in the rest of the building.
  • Comfort - At the Graduate Tower, you’ll enjoy climate controls within each apartment, efficient layouts and modern appliances.
  • Furnished Options - Efficiencies and 1-bedroom apartments are available fully furnished, and 2-bedroom apartments are partially furnished.
  • Views - As part of the tallest building in Cambridge, many units in the floors above the podium have great views of Boston, Cambridge and the Charles River.
  • Stay - Residents are welcome to stay at the Graduate Tower as long as they are eligible.
  • Flooring & Finishes - All residences have vinyl plank flooring throughout. Kitchens have Corian countertops.
  • Efficiency
    $2,407 | 325 sqft (average)

    Grad Tower Efficiency Unit
  • One Bedroom
    $2,803 | 520 sqft (average)

    Grad Tower One Bedroom Unit
  • Two Bedroom
    $3,373 | 808 sqft (average)

    Grad Tower Two Bedroom Unit

The new Kendall Square

Home to some of the most innovative thinkers on earth, Kendall Square is central to the life and character of its local community.

An illustrated map of Kendall Square and the surrounding area higlighting MIT buildings and points of interest
  • Open Space - A new gateway to MIT’s campus and open spaces will provide public programming year-round, connecting the community to the activities that go on inside Kendall Square and MIT’s campus.
  • Retail - New retail is arriving that will continue to energize the neighborhood, such as the recently opened Brothers Marketplace in Kendall Square. Longer hours at new retailers will keep the area active.
  • Cultural - Adjacent to the Kendall T stop, the new MIT Museum will be home to year-round programming featuring exciting art, science, and invention.