Types of Financial Aid

The goal of the Office of Financial Aid is to help students and their families find ways to make a college education a reality. Prospective students may consider a variety of financial aid options; specific opportunities include the following:

First Year Studentss Transfer Students Returning Students International Students Graduate Students
WPI Need Based Grants [x]  [x]  [x]
WPI Merit Based Grants [x] [x]  [x] 
Federal Pell Grants [x]  [x]  [x]
Federal SEOG [x]  [x]  [x] 
State Grants [x]  [x]  [x] 
WPI Loan [x]  [x]  [x] 
Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans [x]  [x]  [x] 
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans [x]  [x]  [x]  [x] 
Federal Perkins Loan [x]  [x]  [x] 
Federal PLUS [x]  [x]  [x] 
GradPLUS [x] 
Private Loans [x]  [x]  [x]  [x]  [x] 
Federal Work Study & Community Service [x]  [x] 
WPI Yellow Ribbon Scholarship [x]  [x]  [x]  [x] 
WPI Tuition Exchange Scholarship [x]  [x]  [x] 

* No WPI need-based or merit-based scholarships (which include the WPI room and board credits for ROTC) can exceed WPI’s tuition. The total assistance received from all sources (including non-WPI funds and /or alternative loans) cannot exceed WPI’s current cost of attendance.