Welcome to the WPI Chemical Engineering Admitted Student Webpage!
Congratulations on your acceptance to the Chemical Engineering Department at WPI. We invite you to take a closer look at our department by reviewing the PDF below and exploring the other resources on this page.
Connect with us
The Department of Chemical Engineering would love to meet you and
hope that you can join us on one of the following Online Chat or Zoom sessions.
We will be holding an online chat session on Monday April 20th at 3:00 pm. To join the chat session, visit the Accepted Students Virtual Options page and click on the Chat button in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.
Additional information about the department
Top Ranking Program
- College Factual ranks WPI 5th for Engineering Education
- College Factual ranks our Chemical Engineering Department 6th in the country
- WPI is truly unique in our approach to project-based education.
- We have an extensive global projects program.
- In addition to WPI Project Centers around the world where ChE students go to complete junior-year projects, the ChE Department has Project Centers in Modesto, Ca, Shanghai and Beijing, China, Nancy, France, and Campinas, Brazil where Chemical Engineering students go and do research and development projects on-site during their senior year. We also have many on-campus project opportunities where students work with faculty on interesting research projects as well as many process and product development projects sponsored by local industry.
- Last year’s Project Presentation Day Schedule gives information on recently completed student projects.
Chemical Engineering Options
- Chemical Engineering offers areas of concentration within our major.
- We offer the option to obtain a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in five years or less.
Employment & Graduate School
- Our students have lots of opportunities for employment (including internships, co-ops, and full-time employment) with much demand from well-known companies as well as start-ups.
- In addition, many of our students have been highly successful earning Master’s and PhD degrees at other graduate schools as well as our own.
- Our Career Development Center's Post-graduation Report shows where our graduates went to work or graduate school and their average starting salaries
Where to Find us on Campus
Our home bases of operation are Goddard Hall and the Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center in Gateway Park.
Meet our Faculty
Our faculty have impressive and diverse backgrounds and interests.
Students Ready to Answer Your Questions
Some of our students have offered to answer questions that you might have via email. Please do not hesitate to reach out to any of the following students. If nothing else, maybe ask about their WPI experience in their pictures.
Virtual WPI Experience
Because of COVID-19, our Accepted Students Days are going virtual. Learn more about WPI through our accepted students website, go on a virtual tour, and join in our our online chat sesssions.