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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute ( WPI)

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Ranking
US News 933
Times Higher Education 601 - 800
QS World University 601 - 650
Shanghai 901 - 1000
Other University details
About Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., WPI was one of the nation's first engineering and technology universities. Today, WPI is a small, independent university centered on engineering, science, technology, and mathematics, with strong academic and co-curricular programs in the arts and humanities, the social sciences, and management. The university's 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, leading to the BA, BS, MS, ME, MBA and PhD. WPI places a high premium on excellence in undergraduate education, with rich student-faculty interaction and a unique approach to active, collaborative learning through a project-enriched curriculum. Each WPI undergraduate must complete two major projects, the most distinctive of which addresses an open-ended need or problem at the intersection of science, technology and society. Through these projects, which are often sponsored by leaders of major corporations, senior officers in government agencies, and key re
Degree Offered
Masters, Bachelors
Admission Session
Fall, Rolling, Spring
University website https://www.wpi.edu/
University Setting City
Major City Boston
Nearest Airports Boston (50 Miles)
Geographic Region New England

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Key Facts and Figures
Total Students 6,642
International Students 1,480
Courses 41+
Acceptance Ratio 48%
Estimated Expenses Per Year
Expenses Per Year Cost in USD in INR (Approx.)
Health Insurance 1252 USD 90.14 Thousands
Resident Fee 9242 USD 6.65 Lakhs
Meal Plan 6556 USD 4.72 Lakhs
Course Fee 51678 USD 37.20 Lakhs
Total Costs 68728 USD 49.48 Lakhs
Why should you consider Worcester Polytechnic Institute?
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute was ranked 59 in National Universities by US news in 2019.
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute was ranked 8 in 25 colleges where grads have the highest earning potential by CNBC in 2018.
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute was ranked 22 in best value college/top return on investment by PayScale.com in 2018.
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute was ranked 30 inBest Value Colleges by Princeton Review in 2019.
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute was ranked 21 in Best Schools for Internships by Princeton Review in 2019.

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Address / Geo Location
100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts, 01609
Average Monthly Temperature
Month
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
January
-9 -0.33
15.8 31.4
February
-7.89 1.17
17.8 34.1
March
-3.56 6.11
25.6 43
April
1.94 12.44
35.5 54.4
May
7.89 19.06
46.2 66.3
June
12.78 23.56
55 74.4
July
16 26.28
60.8 79.3
August
15.28 25.06
59.5 77.1
September
10.72 20.56
51.3 69
October
4.83 14.67
40.7 58.4
November
0 8.39
32 47.1
December
-5.78 2.33
21.6 36.2
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