As a graduate student at WPI, you’ll find extraordinary opportunities and have experiences that you never imagined before you arrived. Ours is a diverse, collaborative, and supportive academic community that prepares confident collaborators, visionary problem solvers, and interdisciplinary leaders. 

Here you will work side by side on a daily basis with faculty who share your passion for translational research and technological advancement. Your achievements combined with the professional leadership development you receive at WPI will set you on a path for a rewarding career, whether your goal is for research, academia, or industry.

The staff in the Graduate Admissions Office will guide you through the application process for the sciences and engineering programs and will also help you adjust to life as a WPI graduate student. For graduate business programs, visit the Foisie Business School. You can also learn more about applying to our online graduate programs. If you are a current WPI undergraduate, you may want to access information about BS/MS programs.

Every one of my professors was available outside of class. Their doors aren't just open for office hours--they're always open.
Danielle MS '10, PhD '14
Materials Science & Engineering
I want to help lead efforts toward establishing a more permanent human presence in space, and I'm learning a lot about leadership at WPI.
Michal, PhD Candidate
Mechanical Engineering
If I need advice on research, the faculty members are always available, but my fellow students also offer a wealth of knowledge.
David D.
PhD Candidate
Biology & Biotechnology
Some of my projects required constant contact and collaboration with people from industry, which is beneficial to anyone aspiring to join their ranks.
Rodica N.
PhD Candidate
Computer Science

On Choosing WPI

A student of your caliber will have choices. Most of our students could have gone anywhere, and they chose WPI for a variety of reasons. Chief among them is the genuine interest here in learning from and contributing to one another's work. When you're considering enrolling (or have yet to apply), you'll want to watch or read their stories.