Important Dates & Checklist

Application Deadlines

The Office of Admissions evaluates applications and make decisions on a rolling basis throughout the year. We advise applicants to have a completed application submitted by the deadlines below.

 International Applicants  November 20th  N/A  June 1st
 Domestic Applicants  Rolling  April 1st  Rolling

Please note that there are no strict cut-off dates for when you need to submit your application; however, by submitting your completed application prior to these dates, you give yourself the best chance for a seat in the incoming class and sufficient time to process additional important paperwork (e.g., Visa paperwork for international candidates). The Office of Admissions will continue to review applications so long as there are seats available and enough time to adequately prepare you for the start of classes.

Enrollment Cycles

The WPI School of Business admits applicants during three enrollment cycles: Spring (January), Summer (May), and Fall (August). Please refer to the chart below to view enrollment cycles for each of the programs of study.

 MBA - Evening Track & Flex Track  PT or FT  N/A  PT or FT
 MBA - Cohort Track  PT only  PT only   PT only
 MS in Management  PT or FT  N/A  PT or FT
 MS in Management - MBA Dual Degree  PT or FT  N/A  PT or FT
 MS in Information Technology  PT only  N/A  PT or FT
 MS in Marketing and Technological Innovation  PT or FT   N/A   PT or FT
 MS in Operations Design & Leadership  PT or FT  N/A  PT or FT
 Graduate Certificate Programs (All)  PT or FT  N/A  PT or FT

Application Checklist

To aid you in preparing your application, we have provided the checklist below. For more details on each application component, select the component in the chart below.


 Statement of Purpose  The essay portion of the WPI Online Application.
 3 Letters of Recommendation  Invitations to recommenders are initiated on the Admissions Overview page of the WPI Online Application.
 Resume  A current resume must be uploaded to the Employer Information page of the WPI Online Application.
 Official Transcript(s)  Official transcript(s) must be submitted to Databank with your FRBU number.
 WPI Online Application  The online application is available at 
 $70 Application Fee  The application fee is paid online prior to submitting the online application.
 GMAT Score or GRE Score  Candidates must sit for either exam. Visit GMAT Website or GRE Website for more information.
 TOEFL Score or IELTS Score  Candidates must sit for either exam. Visit TOEFL Website or IELTS Website for more information.



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