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WPI is known for what it does best—delivering an education that is project-based, globally engaged, and built on its founding approach of theory and practice. WPI doesn't work the way other universities work, and that makes all the difference. Our students graduate fully prepared to step into challenging roles because they have powerful knowledge, and they know how to apply it. Armed with value creation skills and entrepreneurial mindsets, they leave WPI ready to make changes in the world that have a positive impact. 

18

academic departments

70+

degree programs

13:1

students-to-faculty ratio 

2,006

graduate students

541

full- and part-time faculty (2021)

4,892

undergraduate students

Undergraduate Education

Our curriculum and degree requirements are designed to help students graduate as thoughtful global citizens, ready for impactful personal and professional lives—and to find and fulfill their passions along the way.   


Graduate & Professional Education

WPI offers graduate study leading to the master of science, master of engineering, master of mathematics for educators, master of business administration, and the doctor of philosophy degrees. Degrees may be available full-time, part-time, and online.