About Engineering at WPI

Exemplary Program, Acclaimed Institution

WPI is proud to be known as one of the nation's premier engineering- and science-focused universities. And we're even more proud of how our hands-on, project-based approach to research and learning continues to turn today's dedicated engineering students into tomorrow’s visionaries and innovators.

Accreditation for WPI and Engineering Programs

WPI is accredited as a university by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a nongovernmental, nationally recognized organization. In addition, many individual engineering programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

WPI Ranking and Recognition

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Did You Know?

  • With 824 students, Mechanical Engineering boasts the highest undergraduate enrollment of any WPI major for 2013.
  • WPI was the first university in the nation with bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in Robotics Engineering.