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Facts & Figures


of undergraduates 

complete the equivalent of a minor in Humanities & Arts

failing grades 

The WPI Plan

best colleges for Engineering majors


average GPA of incoming students (2020)

Top 9%

average class rank of incoming students (2020)

Nearly 700
students from China come to WPI annually, both as full WPI students and exchange programs tied to WPI partnerships

students travel annually to six major cities in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, immersing themselves in the culture and work

Top 100

best graduate school for engineering: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, materials, and mechanical

U.S. News & World Report

and currently only PhD program for Fire Protection Engineering in the United States