The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA offers a fully funded PhD in Physics. The first year or so of graduate study is usually filled with course work in basic subject areas, including quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and electricity and magnetism. After completing the basic coursework students are encouraged to find a research advisor and a specific field for their research including options in: astrophysics, atomic and optical physics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, nuclear and particle physics, plasma physics and quantum information. PhD students in Physics are fully funded in each year they are in the program and remain in good standing. Financial support provides for full tuition, a monthly living stipend, and health insurance.