Graduate students are an integral part of WPI’s vibrant student population studying in fields across science, engineering,  business and management, and in interdisciplinary programs.  PhD, Master's, and certificate programs are offered 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 as you pursue your studies, and engage in translational research projects. You'll be encouraged to break new ground and discover or create something amazing and useful.  WPI provides a comprehensive education and foundation for success in industry and academia.

A cornerstone of our graduate studies platform looks at preparing students for post-graduation success. Learn more about the STARS – WPI Student Training and Readiness Sessions program. 



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

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