Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Location
Worcester, MA
Student Size
6,920
College Type
Private University|Research
Accceptance Rate
59%
Average Cost Per Year
$45,834
Student To Faculty Ratio
13:1

About Our College

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a private research university in Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1865 in Worcester, WPI was one of the United States' first engineering and technology universities and now has 14 academic departments with over 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, management, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor's, master's and PhD degrees. WPI's faculty works with students in a number of research areas, including biotechnology, fuel cells, information security, surface metrology, materials processing, and nanotechnology. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".[4]

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