Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a private, for-profit school.

Contacting the School

100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Main Phone: 5088315000
Web Site:www.wpi.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 4,158 (full-time equivalent) students. Male students comprised 74.1% of the student body, while females made up 25.9%.

Minority enrollment included African-American (97)%, Hispanic (259)%, Asian (129)%, and Native American (17)%.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 560.One quarter of students scored at least 670.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 630 or higher.One fourth of students scored 710 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Bachelor's
  • Master's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Master's
  • Doctor's Degree

Degree Programs

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Business And Management

    EngineeringEnglish Language And LiteratureHistory And Social Sciences
      Life SciencesPhysical SciencesProtective Services

        Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

        Worcester Polytechnic Institute belongs to the following athletic conferences:

        • (for football).
        • New England Women's Eight (for basketball, baseball, and track & field).

        The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field

        Special Student Services

        Academic Services

        • AP credits
        • Distance learning options
        • Study abroad

        Financial Flexibility

        • ROTC
        • Student employment services
        • Career counseling
        • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

        Cost of Attending

        In-State, Living On Campus:$ 47,440.00
        In-State, Living With Family:$ 38,530.00
        Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 47,440.00

        Admission Requirements

        The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

        • Secondary school record is required.
        • Recommendations are required.
        • A college preparatory program is required.
        • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
        Neither Required Nor Recommended:
        • High-school GPA is neither required nor recommended.
        • Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended.
        • Standardized test scores are neither required nor recommended.
        • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is neither required nor recommended.

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