Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is located in Massachusetts, Boston.

It is ranked as #68 in Best National University.

It is a private University.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree in research

Acceptance rate at Worcester Polytechnic Institute for undergraduate program was 41.59%.

Last year, 10584 students applied for undergraduate program and 4402 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 41.59% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

2206 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

653 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 308 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute had 4715 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

79 students were enrolled in top 5 Masters degree programs.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers 41 graduate programs specialization.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is not so competitive.

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been ranked 68.


Acceptance Rate: 41.59%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $27,234

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $49,860

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $20,699

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $20,326

Worcester Polytechnic Institute most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Electrical and Electronics Engineering : 60
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering : 58
Systems Engineering : 57
Business Administration and Management -MBA : 52
Information Technology : 51

Worcester Polytechnic Institute most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Mechanical Engineering : 213
Chemical Engineering : 103
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering : 84
Electrical and Electronics Engineering : 83
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering : 71