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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, MA
University Website: www.wpi.edu
Apply Online: admissions.wpi.edu/Admissions/application.html
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a private university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. The university is one among a small group of polytechnic universities in the United States which tend to be primarily devoted to the instruction of technical arts and applied sciences.

Founded in 1865 in Worcester, WPI was one of the United States' first engineering and technology universities. WPI's 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, management, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor's, master's and PhD degrees. WPI's faculty works with students in a number of research areas, including biotechnology, fuel cells, information security, materials processing, and nanotechnology.

Students may participate with worldwide communities and organizations through the university's innovative Global Perspective Program. There are 25 WPI project centers throughout North America and Central America, Africa, Australia, Asia, and Europe. WPI ranks #89 among the top 199 engineering programs in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. WPI also ranks #11 among "Best Engineering Colleges By Salary Potential" in the United States.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $39,450.00 avg tuition

100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
(508) 831-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wpi.edu/admissions.html
Financial Aid:
www.wpi.edu/Admin/FA/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Statistics:
Applied 7,049
Admitted 3,998 57%
Enrolled total 1,005
Full Time: 1,005
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 68%
6-year graduation rate 80%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $39,450.00 $39,450.00 $39,450.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $580.00 $580.00 $580.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,096.00 $1,096.00 $1,096.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,564.00 $21,564.00 $21,564.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $55.00 $55.00 $55.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,198.00 $1,198.00 $1,198.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,934.00 $11,540.00 $2,700.00
Other Expenses $1,200.00 $1,200.00 $2,700.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $70.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $17,843.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 66%
Avg amount of student loan aid $11,062.00

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing, Other X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Civil Engineering, Other X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering, Other X X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X
Manufacturing Engineering X X
Materials Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Systems Engineering X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Financial Mathematics X
Mathematics and Statistics, Other X X
Mathematics, General X X
Mathematics, Other X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Science, Technology and Society X
Systems Science and Theory X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Social Sciences, General X
Social Sciences, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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