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Application Requirements
Department/Program
Online Application Submission Deadline
All Credentials Deadline
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
Application fee of $70
Letters of Recommendation
GRE *or GMAT
Statement of Purpose

Aerospace Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Aerospace Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Not required.
Statement of Purpose Not required.

Aerospace Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Aerospace Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Not required.
Statement of Purpose Not required.

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required for all applicants; waived for WPI students and alumni.
Statement of Purpose Required

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required for all applicants; waived for WPI students and alumni.
Statement of Purpose Required

Biology & Biotechnology MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Biology & Biotechnology
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biology & Biotechnology PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Biology & Biotechnology
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biomedical Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Biomedical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biomedical Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Biomedical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biomedical Engineering MEng

Application Requirements
Department/Program Biomedical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Business Administration PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Foisie School of Business
Online Application Submission Deadline Application deadline for the fall semester is February 1st for domestic and international students. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a case by case basis. We do not accept applications for the spring semester.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission. An interview may be offered once all credentials have arrived.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of professional recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application. Academically qualified recommendations may be submitted, as needed.
GRE * or GMAT GMAT or GRE scores are required; waivers could be available for WPI alumni who have achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher and may be waived for applications with special circumstances. For more information please see below.
Statement of Purpose Required; a resume is also required.

Business Analytics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program The Business School
Online Application Submission Deadline International applicants should apply by Jun 15 for fall and Nov 6 for spring. Domestic applicants should apply by Jul 15 for fall and Dec 15 for spring. Decisions are made on a rolling basis.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission. An interview may be offered once all credentials have arrived.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required. Applicants to the MSBA are also required to have prior college-level statistics preparation and finance/accounting preparation.
Application fee of $70 Required for campus-based programs
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application. 
GRE * or GMAT Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required; a resume is also required.
Video Essay Online video interview, completed at your convenience.

Information Technology MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program The Business School
Online Application Submission Deadline International applicants should apply by Jun 15 for fall and Nov 6 for spring. Domestic applicants should apply by Jul 15 for fall and Dec 15 for spring. Decisions are made on a rolling basis.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission. An interview may be offered once all credentials have arrived.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required for campus-based programs
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application. 
GRE Not Required 
Statement of Purpose Required; a resume is also required.
Video Essay  Online video interview, completed at your convenience.

Management MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program The Business School
Online Application Submission Deadline International applicants should apply by Jun 15 for fall and Nov 6 for spring. Domestic applicants should apply by Jul 15 for fall and Dec 15 for spring. Decisions are made on a rolling basis.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission. An interview may be offered once all credentials have arrived.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application. 
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required; a resume is also required.
Video Essay Required: Online video interview, completed at your convenience.

Chemical Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Chemical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required
Statement of Purpose Not Required

Chemical Engineering Professional MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Chemical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required
Statement of Purpose Not Required

Chemical Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Chemical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required
Statement of Purpose Not Required

Biochemistry MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Chemistry & Biochemistry
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biochemistry PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Chemistry & Biochemistry
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Chemistry MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Chemistry & Biochemistry
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Chemistry PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Chemistry & Biochemistry
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Civil Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Civil & Environmental Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Civil Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Civil & Environmental Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Civil Engineering MEng

Application Requirements
Department/Program Civil & Environmental Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Construction Project Management MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Civil & Environmental Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Environmental Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Civil & Environmental Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required for all international applicants; recommended for all others. Waived for WPI students and alumni.
Statement of Purpose Not required

Community Climate Adaptation

Application Requirements
Department/Program Integrative & Global Studies/Civil & Environmental Engineering/Community Climate Adaptation
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling admission. Students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall semester admission. Funding is not guaranteed, but students who apply by 1 January will be considered when it is available.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities College transcripts in English and the original language from all accredited degree-granting institutions attended are required. Admitted students must provide official transcripts with an indication that the bachelor’s degree has been awarded before they matriculate. Candidates for the CCA MS must meet WPI’s requirements and have a BS in social science, environmental studies/science, physical sciences, biological sciences, engineering, or other relevant field, with a minimum 3.25 GPA.
Application fee of $70 A non-refundable $70 application fee (waived for WPI alumni and matriculating WPI students) is required.
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on the applicant’s qualifications for pursuing graduate study in the chosen field. Applicants are required to invite their recommenders to submit letters through the online application only.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose This is a brief essay discussing background, interests, academic intent, and the reasons the applicant feels s/he would benefit from the program. The statement of purpose must be submitted electronically with the online application.

Computer Science MCS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Computer Science
Online Application Submission Deadline

Rolling, but students should try to apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.

All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Computer Science MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Computer Science
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Required

Computer Science PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Computer Science
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Required

Data Science MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Data Science
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE * or GMAT Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Data Science PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Data Science
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE * or GMAT Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Electrical & Computer Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Electrical and Computer Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Electrical & Computer Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Electrical and Computer Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Required

Electrical & Computer Engineering MEng

Application Requirements
Department/Program Electrical and Computer Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Fire Protection Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Fire Protection Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Requested for those without work experience.

Fire Protection Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Fire Protection Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Interactive Media & Game Development MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Interactive Media & Game Development
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Portfolio Optional (guidelines)

Learning Sciences and Technologies MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Learning Sciences and Technologies
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Strongly recommended for all applicants.
Statement of Purpose Required; a writing sample is also required

Learning Sciences and Technologies PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Learning Sciences and Technologies
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Strongly recommended for all applicants.
Statement of Purpose Required; a writing sample is also required

Manufacturing Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Manufacturing Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE GRE required for international students
Statement of Purpose Not required

Manufacturing Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Manufacturing Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE GRE required for international students
Statement of Purpose Not required

Materials Science & Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Materials Science & Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE GRE required for international students
Statement of Purpose Not required

Materials Science & Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Materials Science & Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE GRE required for international students
Statement of Purpose Not required

Applied Mathematics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mathematical Sciences
Online Application Submission Deadline January 1 is the deadline to complete an application for full consideration for fall admission (we begin reviewing applications just after that date). June 1 is the last possible date to start an application for the fall, and October 31 for the spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Applied Statistics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mathematical Sciences
Online Application Submission Deadline January 1 is the deadline to complete an application for full consideration for fall admission (we begin reviewing applications just after that date). June 1 is the last possible date to start an application for the fall, and October 31 for the spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Financial Mathematics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mathematical Sciences
Online Application Submission Deadline January 1 is the deadline to complete an application for full consideration for fall admission (we begin reviewing applications just after that date). June 1 is the last possible date to start an application for the fall, and October 31 for the spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Industrial Mathematics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mathematical Sciences
Online Application Submission Deadline January 1 is the deadline to complete an application for full consideration for fall admission (we begin reviewing applications just after that date). June 1 is the last possible date to start an application for the fall, and October 31 for the spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Mathematical Sciences PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mathematical Sciences
Online Application Submission Deadline February 1st is the last date to submit an application for full consideration of fall admission. (Note that several WPI fellowship opportunities have a deadline of January 1st and applications submitted earlier than February 1st are encouraged.) March 31 is the last possible date to start an application for the fall, and October 31 for the spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE GRE math subject test required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Mathematics for Educators MME

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mathematical Sciences
Online Application Submission Deadline Applications are accepted year-round for admission to the fall (August) or spring (January) semester.  Students can begin taking courses before formal admission to the program, but should consult with the program director before enrolling.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Waived
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Mechanical Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mechanical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Mechanical Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mechanical Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Neuroscience MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Neuroscience
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Waived for WPI Students or Alumni
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE Required for all international applicants; recommended for all others. Waived for WPI students and alumni.
Statement of Purpose Required

Physics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Physics
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Required

Physics PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Physics
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Recommended
Statement of Purpose Required

Robotics Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Robotics Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Optional for spring 2022 term required for fall term 2022
Statement of Purpose Required

Robotics Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Robotics Engineering
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Optional for spring 2022 term required for fall term 2022
Statement of Purpose Required

Statistics PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Mathematical Sciences
Online Application Submission Deadline January 1 is the deadline to complete an application for full consideration for fall admission (we begin reviewing applications just after that date). March 31 is the last possible date to start an application for the fall, and October 31 for the spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
GRE GRE math subject test required
Statement of Purpose Not required

System Dynamics and Innovation Management MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Social Science/Policy Studies
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required
Statement of Purpose Required

System Dynamics PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Social Science/Policy Studies
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.    
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Systems Modeling MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Social Science/Policy Studies
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Physics for Educators MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program STEM for Educators
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Required

Mathematics for Educators MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program STEM for Educators
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required
Statement of Purpose Required

System Dynamics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Social Science/Policy Studies
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Computational Media PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Interactive Media & Game Development
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Recommended for all applicants.
Statement of Purpose Required
Portfolio Required (guidelines)

Interactive Media & Game Development MFA

Application Requirements
Department/Program Interactive Media & Game Development
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Portfolio Required (guidelines)
Artist/Designer/Writer’s Statement Required (guidelines)

Science and Technology for Innovation in Global Development MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Science and Technology for Innovation in Global Development MS
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Our program requires two letters from employers, supervisors, professors, instructors, or others who are able to comment on your professional and educational goals and potential (no friends or relatives, please). These references should be able to judge your qualifications — including intellectual and analytical ability, oral and written communication skills, independence, initiative, and drive — necessary for success in graduate coursework and/or research, if applicable.
GRE Not Required
Statement of Purpose Please provide a statement in which you discuss your professional goals, academic interests, and/or research interests, as well as your plans for achieving these goals. Please indicate specific faculty members with whom you would like to work. Please also discuss your specific educational, professional, or other experiences that will contribute to your success in the program and in your career. This statement should not exceed 800 words.

Applied Physics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Physics
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required.
Statement of Purpose Required.

Applied Physics PhD

Application Requirements
Department/Program Physics
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Recommended but not required.
Statement of Purpose Required.

Cyber Security MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program Cyber Security
Online Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan. 1 for fall and Oct. 1 for spring. Keep in mind that programs generally do not review applications during the summer months.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE Not required.
Statement of Purpose Required

Operations and Supply Chain Analytics MS

Application Requirements
Department/Program The Business School
Online Application Submission Deadline International applicants should apply by Jun 15 for fall and Nov 6 for spring. Domestic applicants should apply by Jul 15 for fall and Dec 15 for spring. Decisions are made on a rolling basis.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Application fee of $70 Required for On Campus based programs
Letters of Recommendation Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.  Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the application.
GRE or GMAT Not Required
Statement of Purpose Required; a resume is also required.
Video Essay Online video interview, completed at your convenience.

Starting Your Application

Start your WPI graduate application by clicking on the link below. You don’t need to complete the application in one sitting. After you submit your application you will not be able to make changes.  If you have questions along the way, please contact us at grad@wpi.edu. For Foisie Business School-specific questions contact business@wpi.edu.

IMPORTANT: Do not mail any documents to WPI.

All required credentials should be provided electronically through the application. Paper documents mailed to our office will be discarded.

The minimum TOEFL score for science and engineering applicants whose native language is not English is 84, ideally with no subscore below 20.  The minimum total IELTS score is 7.0 with no band score below 6.5. Foisie Business School application requirements are below.

If applicants have two continuous years of full-time, university-level study completed within the last five years, in a country where the official language is English, he or she can request a TOEFL/IELTS waiver.  Students who have studied at a school where the language of instruction is English, but the official language of the country is not English do not qualify for a waiver (e.g., study at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, does not qualify a student for the TOEFL waiver).  

TOEFLS and IELTS are also waived for individuals who have been in the US for three or more years working.

There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students is typically 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical. 

WPI only accepts official test scores from the GMAT, GRE, or TOEFL. Please contact the ETS and have your scores released to us if they are required. Our institution code is 3969, and all departments use the same code.

WPI downloads IELTS scores that have been transmitted to our e-download account. We will not accept paper IELTS test report forms. Please contact your test center and request that your scores be sent to the following IELTS e-download account:

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Admissions
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609
508-831-5301

Foisie Business School:

For all Foisie Business School graduate programs the minimum score for the TOEFL exam is 90 and the IELTS minimum score is 7. For Foisie Business School PhD applicants, a TOEFL minimum score of 100 (internet based) or an IELTS band score of 7.5 is required.

The GMAT/GRE is optional for all Foisie Business School programs. 

Your Application Status

It will take approximately two weeks to process your application and support materials. At that point you’ll receive notification and directions on checking the status of your application.

Each application is personally reviewed by the academic department. Admission decisions may take six to eight weeks. To notify you as soon as we know the decision, Graduate Admissions will send you an email. The official offer of admission will be sent by mail.

Acceptance letters contain login information to a website where you will find details about registration, orientation, and life at WPI.