Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Student Population
Worcester Polytechnic Institute overview
Location Worcester, Massachusetts
Online wpi.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Worcester Polytechnic Institute overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,331 prospective students applied, and 5,009 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,124 enrolled in the school.  5,150 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,492 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $47,988 plus fees of $640. WPI is ranked 774 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Worcester Polytechnic Institute overview
GPA 3.9
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$640
Room and Board $14,218
Budget for Other Expenses$1,200
Total One Year Cost$65,046


Average Salary After 10 Years
$82,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
76% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Worcester Polytechnic Institute students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 61%
Biology 10%
Computer and Information Sciences 9%
General Studies 5%
Business 4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168421 IPEDS survey data for Worcester Polytechnic Institute.