Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a research university distinguished by an innovative project-based curriculum converting classroom concepts to real-world impact, empowering students to pursue their passions in solving critical problems and developing skills employers love. Students call WPI’s project-based, global approach “life-changing” in preparing them for the life they desire. WPI ranks No. 1 for Schools That Do The Best in Combining Scholarly Research with Classroom Instruction (Wall Street Journal), and No. 1 for Most Popular Study Abroad Program (Princeton Review).

WPI: Imagine Anything, Innovate Everything

The best way to really experience WPI is to visit our beautiful campus! Students regularly cite WPI's visit experience as a major influencer in determining their enrollment decision.We offer lots of different options to fit your schedule so you can observe campus life, talk with staff and students, get to know our community better, and have all of your important questions answered.

If you are unable to visit in person, explore the WPI campus now through our virtual tour.

Over 97% of all students receive merit- and/or need-based financial aid. All students are automatically considered for merit scholarships.

Applicants are not required to submit SAT and ACT scores. WPI has been test-optional for more than 10 years in a goal to admit engaged students who display their passions in ways beyond a standardized test.

WPI’s close-knit, beautiful campus calls Worcester home – New England’s second-largest city. As one of the most livable cities in America with a robust college student population, the up-and-coming city boasts a vibrant cultural scene with easy regional access to major cities and destinations.

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