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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Tuition & Fees $48,628
Acceptance Rates 48 %
Student Population 6,642
Graduation Rates 86 %
Retention Rate 95 %

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Academic Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Worcester, MA. It has a total enrollment of 6,642 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 48 % last year.

2018 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2017-2018, Worcester Polytechnic Institute tuition and fees are $48,628 for all students. For graduate school, its 2018 tuition and fees are $26,286 for all graduate students.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2018 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$48,628
Graduate$26,286
[chart] Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2017-2018 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

[chart] Worcester Polytechnic Institute Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 48 %.
Graduation Rate for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 86 %
Retention Rate for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 95 %
Student Population for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 6,642
Student to Faculty Rate for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 13 %

Offered Degrees At Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers 83 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree330
Master's Degree330
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship180

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by Worcester Polytechnic Institute to its attendants.

Student Services at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offerers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Special Learning Opportunities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of Worcester Polytechnic Institute including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity2,044
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2017-2018 data and other data is from 2016-2017 data.