Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Acceptance Rate 60.21 %
Tuition & Fees $55,731
Student Population 6,920
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $22,993
Graduation Rate 87 %

Academic Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Campus, Worcester, MA
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $55,731 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,920 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 60.21% and the graduation rate is 87% last year.
The salary after graduation from Worcester Polytechnic Institute varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $84,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, WPI's tuition & fees is $55,731. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $29,040.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at WPI. The acceptance rate of WPI is 60.21% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21.11%. The average graduation rate is 87% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $22,993 and 94% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,920 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 60.21 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 87 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 6,920
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Worcester Polytechnic Institute is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $22,993 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Online Applicationhttps://www.wpi.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/how-to
Financial Aidhttps://www.wpi.edu/admissions/tuition-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.wpi.edu/admissions/tuition-aid/financial-need/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.wpi.edu/offices/registrar/veterans-affairs
Disability Servicehttps://www.wpi.edu/offices/office-accessibility-services

Offered Degrees

WPI offers 119 major programs through online and on-site education where 24 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree340
Post Bachelor's Degree1610
Master's Degree4013
Post Master's Degree30
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship261

Special Learning Opportunities

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,240)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,334)

Veterans Benefits

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges