General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established
Abbreviation WPI
Teachers 389
Students 4,947
Foreigners 21%
Religion None
Academic calendar Quarters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Cardinal red and gray
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
'Lehr und Kunst
Accreditation
• Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Affiliations
• Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
• Colleges of Worcester Consortium. Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Rankings
World ranking633
Country ranking133
International Students166
Citations per Faculty313
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking633
QS World University Rankings601
Webometrics Ranking699
Location on map - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - 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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