Graduate students are an integral part of WPI’s vibrant student population studying in fields across science, engineering, and business.  PhD, Master's, and certificate programs are offered both on campus and online. 

Graduate students benefit from WPI's intimate size, strategic location, and a community of researchers with open labs, doors, and minds.  

Here you will have many opportunities to work in teams, receive personalized mentoring from experts in their fields, and engage in multidisciplinary research projects that solve important problems. You'll be encouraged to break new ground to advance your field through discovery or create something useful and marketable.  WPI provides a comprehensive education and development programs to provide its graduates with a foundation for success in both industry and academia.

Graduate Research Innovation Exchange

The annual Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) is a poster celebration and competition that highlights the breadth, diversity, and quality of WPI's graduate research. It is a two-part event consisting of an open poster exhibition and celebration and poster finals and awards. Graduate students are invited to participate. It is an opportunity for WPI students to share their research passions with the greater community. 

WPI Graduate Student Travel Fund

Traveling to a conference or annual meeting to share your research expertise? WPI can help. Funding is available. Application is now open and the deadline for submission is October 16. 

STARS-Professional Development Workshops

Student Readiness & Training Sessions (STARS) are free workshops led by WPI faculty and administrators. They are designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all disciplines because we recognize that scientists, engineers, teachers, and researchers face an increasingly competitive world.

Open Labs, Doors, and Minds

At WPI you will work side by side on a daily basis with faculty mentors renowned for research prowess and teaching excellence.  Our large and thriving research community highly values the contributions of graduate students.  Here you will gain the knowledge and the skills to attack complex problems from all angles.

The Office of Graduate Studies aims to build a community full of enrichment and scholarship. We are here to develop student leaders who will go onto become innovators.
Terri Camesano
Terri Camesano
Dean of Graduate Studies

Send Us Your News

Graduate students and alumni, we want to hear about your successes. Send us an email and photos to: