Ranking  630   133
Country United States
City Worcester
Bachelor (foreigners)43,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)23,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $859-1,425 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 60%
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1865
Abbreviation WPI
Teachers 389
Students 4,947
Foreigners 21%
Religion None
Academic calendar Quarters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
'Lehr und Kunst
• Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
• Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
• Colleges of Worcester Consortium. Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
World ranking630
Country ranking133
International Students166
Citations per Faculty313
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking630
QS World University Rankings601
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States. WPI was founded in 1865. The main building of the university is located in Worcester inside an urban campus.

University ranking. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission process has multiple requirements, the most important of which is the applicant’s previous academic performance. The chances of successful admission are very high as 60 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. The academic year consists of quarters. Obtaining a bachelor’s at WPI is anything but cheap with tuition fees of 43,000 USD per year. Doing your master’s studies at WPI is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 23,000 USD. With that in mind the university provides remarkable students with scholarships and grants. A wide range of online courses is available for the students of WPI. On the official website of the university (http://www.wpi.edu) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Worcester Polytechnic Institute is relatively small, teaching about 4900 students on average. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. Every 5 student is a foreign citizen. The teaching staff of WPI is composed of 389 academic specialists. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, which might tell you more about the day to day life of WPI.

Infrastructure of WPI. There is a library on the campus. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. It is one of the members of Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), and Colleges of Worcester Consortium, Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Official Description

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a premier research university specializing in science and engineering. Founded in 1865 as one of the nation's first technological universities, WPI has continued to educate and transform generations of scientists, engineers, problem-solvers, and leaders. For nearly 150 years, the WPI motto, Lehr und Kunst (Theory and Practice), has honed our focus on the importance of innovative research coupled with excellence in teaching. The result is a campus environment and culture that nourishes technological insight, innovation, and entrepreneurship. You will find that graduate study and research at WPI is challenging, rigorous, stimulating, and meaningful. We invite you to learn how you can be a part of our exciting community.

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