Student Projects

Rigorous theory combined with practical experience adds up to make WPI's approach to learning unique among higher education institutions.

Course Projects

In the IMGD program, students complete a project as part of their course load. Areas of focus include animations, digital paintings, models, and trailers. Learn more...

Interactive Qualifying Projects

The Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP) has been called the most innovative element of WPI's undergraduate curriculum. It requires students to work in teams to find solutions to societal problems using science and technology. It's difficult, rewarding--and life changing. Learn more...

Major Qualifying Projects


The Major Qualifying Project (MQP) is completed by every WPI undergraduate. This capstone project is an integral element of WPI's project-enriched education, which offers exceptional preparation for successful and rewarding lives and careers. Learn more...


Other WPI project requirements include:

Great Problems Seminars

At WPI we believe that the best way to learn is by doing. That is why WPI students are engaged in project work from the day they arrive on campus. First-year WPI students begin tackling some of the world's most pressing problems through the Great Problems Seminars. Learn more... 

Humanities & Arts Requirement

At the heart of WPI's innovative curriculum is a distinctive requirement in the humanities and arts. To provide intellectual breadth and a better understanding of themselves and the diversity and creativity of human experience, every WPI student must complete a Humanities and Arts Requirement. Learn more... 

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