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Pursue a Graduate Degree at WPI

We are here to help guide you in the graduate admissions process so you can make an informed decision on the best graduate degree for your personal preferences and your career goals. Whether you’re interested in pursuing an advanced master’s postgraduate degree or a doctoral degree, we are here to help.

In graduate programs at WPI, you will find:

Research Opportunity and Purpose

World-renowned and innovative new labs alike are made up of talented teams addressing real-world, interdisciplinary problems that impact communities and organizations right now. Graduate alumni from WPI embark on career paths in top professions with jobs in demand. Our graduate research is meaningful, purposeful, and looks to fill a need in society.

Meaningful Mentorship

WPI is a supportive community where one person’s accomplishments reflects on the whole community. Our faculty members are committed to your professional graduate degree goals and want you to succeed beyond the classroom. The Office of Graduate Studies, too, provides workshops and professional development to diversify your skillset as a graduate student. 

Preparation for the Future of Work

Graduate students from WPI are well-supported from a variety of graduate programs and services and provided with opportunities to succeed with jobs in demand. In addition, you will work with peers and undergraduates, which provides opportunities for you to lead and mentor, as well.

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WPI is proud to be the recipient of not one, but two National Science Foundation Research Traineeship programs. The programs provide exceptionally talented graduate students with specialized training and funding assistance to join careers at the forefront of technology and innovation. The programs are for graduate students in research-based master's and doctoral degree programs in STEM. Learn more.

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Grad Student Voices

“What motivates me is that I want to make a difference in this world.” Do that and more – at WPI.

A student of your caliber will have choices when it comes to pursuing a graduate degree at WPI. Most of our graduate students could have gone anywhere, and they chose WPI for various reasons. Chief among them is the genuine interest in solving some of the world's big problems.