Special Academic Opportunities

WPI's flexible program offers many special opportunities, all of which are available to international students.


Through the Cooperative Education Program, you may spend an extended period of time doing paid, full-time, career-related work. You'll have the chance to apply your classroom learning in the real world and earn money at the same time. Students may also gain real-world experience through summer internships, which WPI's Career Development Center can help you arrange. More on Co-op...


If you're thinking about pursuing a graduate degree, the combined bachelor of science/master of science program may be for you. Students complete both degrees in five years by taking graduate courses that count toward the B.S. and the M.S. in their senior year. More on B.S./M.S...

Double Major

Many international students come to WPI with advanced standing gained through secondary school education in their county of origin. These students may wish to consider a double major--completing all requirements for two separate and distinct majors. While it is sometimes possible to complete a double major in four years, most students require one or two additional terms. See a list of all majors...

Global Opportunities

More and more, employers are seeking new hires with global experience and cross-cultural knowledge. The WPI Global Projects Program helps students gain these qualities as they complete project work or course work overseas. More on the WPI Global Perspectives Program...

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