About Engineering at WPI
Exemplary Program, Acclaimed Institution
WPI is proud to be known as one of the nation's premier engineering- and science-focused universities. And we're even more proud of how our hands-on, project-based approach to research and learning continues to turn today's dedicated engineering students into tomorrow’s visionaries and innovators.
Accreditation for WPI and Engineering Programs
WPI is accredited as a university by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a nongovernmental, nationally recognized organization. In addition, many individual engineering programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
WPI Ranking and Recognition
- Kiplinger's Personal Finance Names WPI One of the Best Private Colleges for 2013-2014.
- WPI Has One of the Highest Return on Investments Among the Nation's Colleges per PayScale Report.
- Named a Top University by The Princeton Review.
- WPI Praised in 2014 Edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. Guide also Hails WPI's Engineering Prowess and School of Business.
- Ranked #1 Part-Time MBA Program in the Northeast and #16 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek.
- WPI Listed in "Million Dollar Return on Investment" Rankings. WPI graduates out-earn non-degree holders by more than $1.3 million during their careers. Top 10 list of Affordable Colleges Online's (ACO) "Million Dollar ROI" for 2013