2,091
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Graduate Admissions is located in Worcester, MA, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME)
Master of Science (MS)
(Advanced Certificate)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Mathematics for Educators (MME)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 747
Doctoral Degrees 46
Other Advanced Degrees 50

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,020
Applied
2,198
Accepted
752
Enrolled
55%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 563
TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

2,091
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.35%
Black or African American 2.77%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.05%
Asian 4.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 1.39%
Unknown 1.48%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

248
Total faculty
Full-time (207)
Part-time (41)
Male (190)
Female (58)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and biotechnology; robotics and cyberphysical systems; advanced materials, manufacturing and mobility; cyber, data, and security systems engineering; learning sciences and technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA  01609-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Terri Camesano
Dean
Email: grad@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5380