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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Worcester, MA

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Department of Mathematical Sciences is located in Worcester, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied statistics
(Graduate Certificate) Mathematical sciences
Master of Science (MS) Industrial mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematical sciences
Master of Mathematics for Educators (MME) Mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Applied mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Financial mathematics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE Subject Test in math (for teaching assistantship; strongly recommended for all others)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (math)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

277
Applied
154
Accepted
39
Enrolled
56%

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 No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE Subject Test in math (for teaching assistantship; strongly recommended for all others)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (math)
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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

111
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.8%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.9%
Unknown 0.9%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (2)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA  01609-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Luca Capogna
Head
Email: lcapogna@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5241
Fax: 508-831-5824

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