International Business Applicants

Every year our graduate programs welcome students from all over the world. WPI provides resources and connections to assure you get to know the Worcester area, our beautiful campus, and your fellow classmates.  

From orientation programs to cultural immersion, our goal is to help you embrace the WPI community as your own.  Even before you enroll, our admissions team will help you navigate the processes and find the program that meets your long-term goals. 


Location: Boynton Hall
Office Location: 3rd Floor
Phone: 508-831-5305

International Student Reflections

A select group of international students share why they chose the WPI Business School and how living and learning here is setting them on a course for success.

International House

WPI's International House provides resources such as immigration information including getting a Visa, English as a second language program, cultural immersion program, and more.


WPI offers programs that are Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)-designated degree programs by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

The U.S. government has recognized the importance of STEM education by offering certain privileges for STEM degree recipients, including a 17-month extension of Optional Practical Training (OPT) for STEM degree holders (up from 12 to 29 months for qualified F-1 non-immigrant visa holders).  Learn more about the program here.

Required Testing Information

Any international applicant seeking to attend WPI on an F-1 student Visa must submit official TOEFL scores or IELTS scores. However, if applicants have two years of continuous full-time college study completed within the last five years, in a country whose official language is English, he or she can apply for a TOEFL/IELTS waiver by contacting an admissions counselor.

While WPI requires a minimum TOEFL score of 84, the School of Business requires a minimum TOEFL score of 90 or IELTS score of 7. The School of Business requires a GMAT score of 500 or its equivalent on the GRE. There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students over the past three years has been 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical. 

Applying to the WPI Business School

We evaluate applications and make decisions on a rolling basis throughout the year.
View deadlines and other application requirements below.