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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Program in Materials Science and Engineering

Worcester, MA

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Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Program in Materials Science and Engineering is located in Worcester, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Materials science & engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 10

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 Required for international applicants; recommended for all others.
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam Required for international applicants; recommended for all others.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

166
Applied
104
Accepted
27
Enrolled
63%

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 Required for international applicants; recommended for all others.
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam Required for international applicants; recommended for all others.
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

78
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.28%
Black or African American 1.28%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA  01609-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Brajendra Mishra
Director
Email: bmishra@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5633
Fax: 508-831-5178

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