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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a mid sized (under 10,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in New England in a mid-size city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Worcester Polytechnic Institute include: Mechanical Engineering with 148 Bachelors awards; Electrical and Electronics Engineering with 88 Bachelors awards; Systems Engineering with 87 Masters awards; Civil Engineering, General with 73 Bachelors awards; Chemical Engineering with 72 Bachelors awards;. Worcester Polytechnic Institute is located at 100 Institute Road in Worcester, MA 01609.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Facts


Worcester Polytechnic Institute is located at 100 Institute Road in Worcester, MA 01609

Total Applicants: 7,585
Percent Admitted: 53%
Dorm Capacity: 1,590
Graduation Rate: 76%
Retention Rate: 95%
Undergrads Under 18: 3%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 96%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 1%

Worcester Polytechnic Institute telephone number: (508) 831-5000

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is also known as WPI

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship


Worcester Polytechnic Institute Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $41,380
Total Cost In State: $56,230
Total Cost Out of State: $56,230


Admissions stats for Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Your chances are looking very good to get accepted to Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Why? Because they have a 53% acceptance rate.

Student Demographics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Demographics
Totals: 1,401
     Males: 1,009 (72% of total)
     Females: 392 (28% of total)
Asians: 94
     Asian Males: 66 (5% of total)
     Asian Females: 28 (2% of total)
Blacks: 31
     Black Males: 22 (2% of total)
     Black Females: 9 (1% of total)
Hispanics: 63
     Hispanic Males: 43 (3% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 20 (1% of total)
Native Americans: 3
     Native American Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 2 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 0
     Hawaiian Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 0
     Mixed Race Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 0 (0% of total)
Whites: 912
     White Males: 686 (49% of total)
     White Females: 226 (16% of total)
Foreign Students: 260
     Foreign Males: 162 (12% of total)
     Foreign Females: 98 (7% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Mechanical Engineering
(148 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(88 Bachelors degrees)
Systems Engineering
(87 Masters degrees)
Civil Engineering, General
(73 Bachelors degrees)
Chemical Engineering
(72 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(70 Masters degrees)
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
(67 Bachelors degrees)
Mechanical Engineering
(64 Masters degrees)
Computer Science
(61 Bachelors degrees)
Engineering, Other
(56 Masters degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(44 Bachelors degrees)
Engineering, Other
(44 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(42 Masters degrees)
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
(37 Bachelors degrees)
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
(34 Bachelors degrees)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Science
(28 Masters degrees)
Marketing, Other
(24 Masters degrees)
Mathematics, General
(22 Bachelors degrees)
Biochemistry
(22 Bachelors degrees)
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
(22 Masters degrees)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
(21 Masters degrees)
Manufacturing Engineering
(18 Masters degrees)
Civil Engineering, General
(18 Masters degrees)
Management Information Systems, General
(17 Masters degrees)
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
(17 Bachelors degrees)
Materials Engineering
(15 Masters degrees)
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
(14 Masters degrees)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
(13 Bachelors degrees)
Chemistry, General
(12 Bachelors degrees)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Weather
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 46.30 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 46.75 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 85.03 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 60.65 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 68.68 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 76.14 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 17.18 (mph)
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