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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Worcester , MA

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Worcester, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Advanced Certificate)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science (MS) Civil engineering
(Graduate Certificate) Construction project management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam required for all international applicants; recommended for all others
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam required for all international applicants; recommended for all others
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

136
Applied
82
Accepted
22
Enrolled
60%

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Required for all international applicants; recommended for all others
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam Required for all international applicants; recommended for all others
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.74%
Black or African American 1.37%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.37%
Asian 6.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA  01609-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Carrick Eggleston
Department Head
Email: ceggleston@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5530
Fax: 508-831-5808

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