About the Graduate Programs at WPI
A Premier University for Graduate Studies
The graduate programs at WPI unite world-renowned faculty members with exceptional students in state-of-the-art research facilities. Our small, close-knit community attracts top students and faculty from around the globe. Our full- and part-time programs are diverse, research-focused, and widely recognized for quality, exceptional value, and a high return on investment.
Faculty members at WPI are highly involved in the real-world applications of their work. They are enthusiastic about teaching and committed to educating the next generation of leaders and innovators. Small class sizes allow students and faculty to develop close bonds and mentoring relationships.
WPI’s research facilities are designed to encourage researchers from different areas of study to work closely together. This culture of collaboration promotes thinking across multiple disciplines which often leads to breakthroughs and innovations. Work being conducted at WPI is not only focused on future advances but also on finding solutions to pressing problems facing society today. The work you do at WPI may have an immediate impact on the local or global community.
More than 1,000 full- and part-time graduate students call WPI home. Many live adjacent to campus in our graduate student housing while others prefer to commute daily. All of our students, whether full- or part-time, resident or commuter, have access to the extensive facilities, amenities, and services that we offer.
WPI is set on a beautiful 80-acre hilltop campus situated in a residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts, which was recently recognized as one of the 10 “most livable cities in the nation” by Forbes.com. The campus is within a region known for its concentration of high-technology, healthcare, biotechnology, and biomedical engineering research and industry.