Total Enrollment 4,961
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14 : 1

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

WPI educates talented men and women in engineering, science, management, and humanities in preparation for careers of professional practice, civic contribution, and leadership, facilitated by active lifelong learning. This educational process is true to the founders' directive to create, to discover, and to convey knowledge at the frontiers of academic inquiry for the betterment of society. Knowledge is created and discovered in the scholarly activities of faculty and students ranging across educational methodology, professional practice, and basic research. Knowledge is conveyed through scholarly publication and instruction.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Disability Services Student 6%
Yearly Application Deadline 1/1
Admissions Office Phone (508) 831-5286
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $60

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  • Completed a college prep course
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