Application Requirements

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

Aerospace Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Aerospace Engineering
Online Degree Master’s in Aerospace Engineering Online
Department Aerospace Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required for online program only.

Aerospace Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Aerospace Engineering
Department Aerospace Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Applied Mathematics MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Applied Mathematics
Department Mathematical Sciences
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 1is 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.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Applied Physics MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Applied Physics
Department Physics
Application Submission Deadline Rolling.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Applied Physics PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Applied Physics
Department Physics
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Recommended but not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Applied Statistics MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Applied Statistics
Department Mathematical Sciences
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 1is 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.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Biochemistry MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Biochemistry
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biochemistry PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Biochemistry
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Department Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Required for all applicants; waived for WPI students and 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Department Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall. There is no spring intake for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Required for all applicants; waived for WPI students and 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biology & Biotechnology MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Biology and Biotechnology
Department Biology & Biotechnology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biology & Biotechnology PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Biology and Biotechnology
Department Biology & Biotechnology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biomanufacturing Certificate Online

Application Requirements
Online Degree Life Sciences / Biomanufacturing Graduate Certificate Online
Department Biology & Biotechnology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation Not required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biomedical Engineering MEng

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biomedical Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Biomedical Engineering
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biomedical Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for the fall term. There is no spring admission for this program.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission. There is no admission for the Spring 2022 term for this PhD program. The next available term for complete applications is Fall 2022. The deadline for that term is January 1, 2022.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Bioscience Management MS

Application Requirements
Online Degree Master’s in Bioscience Management Online
Department Biology & Biotechnology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Biotechnology MS

Application Requirements
Online Degree Master’s in Biotechnology Online
Department Biology & Biotechnology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Business Administration MBA

Application Requirements
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation Two 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required. Tell us who you are and why you’re interested in our program. We want to know why you are pursuing this master’s, what your long-term career goals are, and why you feel WPI will help you meet your goals.
Additional Information Applicants are also required to have two years’ professional work experience (post-graduation from undergrad) by the start of the program.

Business Administration PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Business Administration
Department The Business School
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.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE 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.
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. Academically qualified recommendations may be submitted, as needed.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Business Analytics MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Business Analytics
Online Degree Master’s in Business Analytics Online
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling. International applicants should apply by June 15 for fall and November 6 for spring. Domestic applicants should apply by July 15 for fall and December 15 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Additional Information Applicants to the MSBA are also required to have at least one prior college-level statistics course with a grade of B or better.

Business Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Innovation with User Experience
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Chemical Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Chemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Chemical Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Chemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Chemical Engineering Professional MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Professional Master’s Program in Chemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Chemistry MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Chemistry
Online Degree Master's in Medicinal Plant Chemistry Online (MS in Chemistry)
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Chemistry PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Chemistry
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Civil Engineering MEng

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng)
Department Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Civil Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Civil Engineering
Department Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Civil Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Department Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Community Climate Adaptation

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Community Climate Adaptation
Department Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering, Integrative & Global Studies
Application Submission Deadline This program only enrolls for the fall semester. There is no spring semester 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.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for WPI students and alumni)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required. 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.
Additional Information 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.

Computational Media PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Computational Media
Department Interactive Media & Game Development
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Portfolio

Required (guidelines)

Computer Science Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Computer Science Certificates
Department Computer Science
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Computer Science MCS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master of Computer Science (MCS)
Online Degree [OPM] Master of Computer Science Online
Department Computer Science
Application Submission Deadline For the On-Campus program, the application is closed for Spring 2023 as of October 19, 2022. Applications submitted after that time will be considered for Fall 2023. Use this link to apply now: https://gradapp.wpi.edu/apply/
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Computer Science MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master of Science in Computer Science (MS)
Department Computer Science
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Computer Science PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Computer Science
Department Computer Science
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Construction Project Management Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Construction Project Management Certificate
Online Degree Construction Project Management Graduate Certificate Online
Department Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required for online program only.

Construction Project Management MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Construction Project Management
Online Degree Civil Engineering: Master's in Environmental Engineering & Construction Project Management Online
Department Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required for online program only.

Cyber Security MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Cyber Security
Department Computer Science
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Data Science Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Data Science Certificate
Department Data Science
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Data Science MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Data Science
Online Degree [OPM] Master's in Data Science Online
Department Data Science
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Data Science PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Data Science
Department Data Science
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Electrical & Computer Engineering Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Electrical & Computer Engineering Certificates
Online Degree Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Certificate Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Electrical & Computer Engineering MEng

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Electrical & Computer Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Online Degree Master's in Electrical & Computer Engineering Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Electrical & Computer Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Environmental Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Environmental Engineering
Online Degree Civil Engineering: Master's in Environmental Engineering & Construction Project Management Online
Department Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Executive PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Executive PhD
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling deadline
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE GMAT/GRE scores are not required, but the average score for admitted students is 630.
Letters of Recommendation Two letters
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required. As part of your Statement or Purpose, please include your proposed programs, areas of interest, and outcomes goals. During our review process, we will then attempt to pair you with a faculty member who is a good match to work with you in the program. If you have already identified a potential faculty member to be your advisor, please list them in your statement.
Additional Information Requires 15 years of experience. Students are expected to have successfully demonstrated graduate-level knowledge in a discipline that is relevant to the student's proposed concentration.
Video Interview An interview may be offered once all credentials have arrived, but it’s not required.

Financial Technology Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Financial Technology Certificate
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Fire Protection Engineering Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Fire Protection Engineering Certificates
Online Degree Fire Protection Engineering Graduate Certificate Online
Department Fire Protection Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation Not required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Fire Protection Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Fire Protection Engineering
Online Degree Master's in Fire Protection Engineering Online
Department Fire Protection Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Requested for those without work experience.

Fire Protection Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Fire Protection Engineering
Department Fire Protection Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Health Systems Innovation Certificate

Application Requirements
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Industrial Mathematics MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Industrial Mathematics
Department Mathematical Sciences
Application Submission Deadline January 1 is the deadline to complete an application for full consideration for fall admission. 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.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Information Technology Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Information Technology Certificate
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Information Technology MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Information Technology
Online Degree Master’s in Information Technology Online
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling. 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.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Additional Information Applicants to the MSIT are also required to have at least one prior college-level programming course with a grade of B or better

Innovation and User Experience MS

Application Requirements
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Interactive Media & Game Development MFA

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media & Game Design (MFA)
Department Interactive Media & Game Development
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Portfolio

Required (guidelines)

Artist/Designer/Writer’s Statement

Required (guidelines)

Interactive Media & Game Development MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Interactive Media & Game Development
Department Interactive Media & Game Development
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation Two 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Portfolio

Optional (guidelines)

Learning Sciences & Technologies MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Learning Sciences & Technologies
Department Learning Sciences & Technologies
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Strongly recommended for all applicants.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Writing Sample Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Learning Sciences & Technologies PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Learning Sciences & Technologies
Department Learning Sciences & Technologies
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Strongly recommended for all applicants.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Writing Sample Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Life Sciences Management Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Life Sciences / Biomanufacturing Graduate Certificate Online
Department Biology & Biotechnology
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Management MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Management
Department The Business School
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.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Additional Information This program is only available for BS/MS students.

Manufacturing Engineering Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Manufacturing Engineering Graduate Certificate Online
Department Manufacturing Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Manufacturing Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Manufacturing Engineering
Online Degree Master’s in Manufacturing Engineering Online
Department Manufacturing Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Manufacturing Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Manufacturing Engineering
Department Manufacturing Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Materials Science & Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Material Science & Engineering
Online Degree Master’s in Materials Science Online
Department Materials Science & Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Materials Science & Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Materials Science & Engineering
Department Materials Science & Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Mathematical Sciences PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Mathematical Sciences
Department Mathematical Sciences
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.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE GRE math subject test 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Mathematics for Educators MME

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Mathematics for Educators
Department Mathematical Sciences
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.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Mathematics for Educators MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Mathematics for Educators (MMEd)
Department Mathematical Sciences
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Mechanical Engineering for Technical Leaders (METL) Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Mechanical Engineering for Technical Leaders (METL) Graduate Certificate Online
Department Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Mechanical Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Mechanical Engineering
Online Degree Master’s in Mechanical Engineering Online
Department Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Mechanical Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Department Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Neuroscience MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Neuroscience
Department Neuroscience
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for WPI students and alumni)
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.


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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Nuclear Science and Engineering Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Nuclear Science & Engineering Certificate
Department Physics
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Operations and Supply Chain Analytics MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Operations & Supply Chain Analytics
Online Degree Master’s in Operations and Supply Chain Analytics Online
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling. 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.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 15-30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Physics for Educators MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Physics for Educators (MPED)
Department Physics
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Physics MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master’s in Physics
Department Physics
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Physics PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Physics
Department Physics
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Recommended
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Power Systems Engineering Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Graduate Certificates in Power Systems Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation Not required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Power Systems Engineering MEng

Application Requirements
Online Degree Master's in Power Systems Engineering Online (MEng)
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Power Systems Management Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Graduate Certificates in Power Systems Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation Not required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Power Systems Management MS

Application Requirements
Online Degree Master's in Power Systems Management Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Robotics Engineering Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Robotics Engineering Graduate Certificate
Online Degree Graduate Certificates in Robotics Engineering Online
Department Robotics Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation Not required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Robotics Engineering MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Robotics Engineering
Online Degree Master’s in Robotics Engineering Online
Department Robotics Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required (waived for online program)
GRE Required for on campus program. Not required for online program.
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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Robotics Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Robotics Engineering
Department Robotics Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Science and Technology for Innovation in Global Development Certificate

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Science, Technology, and Innovation for Global Development Certificate
Department Social Science & Policy Studies
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One letter of recommendation is required.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Science and Technology for Innovation in Global Development MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Science and Technology for Innovation in Global Development
Department Social Science & Policy Studies
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required. Please provide a Statement of Purpose 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.

Statistics PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in Statistics
Department Mathematical Sciences
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.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Supply Chain Analytics Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Graduate Certificates in Supply Chain Online
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One Letter 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Supply Chain Essentials Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Graduate Certificates in Supply Chain Online
Department The Business School
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not required
Letters of Recommendation One Letter 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

System Dynamics PhD

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree PhD in System Dynamics
Department Social Science & Policy Studies
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Systems Engineering Certificate

Application Requirements
Online Degree Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE The GRE is required of all applicants. The GRE is waived for any applicant applying with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or Canada.
Letters of Recommendation Not required
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Not required

Systems Engineering Leadership MS

Application Requirements
Online Degree Master's in Systems Engineering & Systems Engineering Leadership Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Systems Engineering MS

Application Requirements
Online Degree Master's in Systems Engineering & Systems Engineering Leadership Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Rolling
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Not Required
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Systems Engineering PhD

Application Requirements
Online Degree PhD in Systems Engineering Online
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Application Submission Deadline Faculty review applications for this program 2x per year: November 1 (Spring) and March 1 (Fall).
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE Not 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.
Resume Required
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Systems Modeling MS

Application Requirements
On-campus Degree Master's in Systems Modeling
Department Social Science & Policy Studies
Application Submission Deadline Rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.
All Credentials Deadline We recommend completing your application within 30 days of submission.
Application fee of $70 Required
GRE 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.
Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities Required
Statement of Purpose Required

Starting Your Application

This interactive application checklist will help you stay organized when gathering documents for 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 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.

Applicants who are admitted and enroll at WPI will be required to submit final and official transcripts from any university that issued a degree or where classes were taken that counted towards the degree. We will accept mailed final and official transcripts. 

English Language Proficiency Requirement

Applicants seeking to attend WPI whose native language is not English must submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo scores.

Most programs require a minimum TOEFL score of 84, IELTS score of 7, or Duolingo score of 115. The minimum band score for IELTS is 6.5.

The Business Masters programs require a minimum TOEFL score of 90, IELTS score of 7, or Duolingo score of 115. The Business PHD program requires a minimum TOEFL score of 100 or IELTS score of 7.5. 

The English proficiency test score requirement is waived for applicants who have either completed two years of full-time, continuous study in a college or university in the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or the Anglophone regions of Africa, Canada, and the Caribbean within five years of matriculating at WPI or been in the U.S. for three or more years working. View English speaking countries.

WPI accepts the TOEFL home test. We will not accept paper IELTS test report forms.

Please use the following link to send the official Duolingo scores to WPI.

For all graduate programs, the minimum score for the TOEFL exam is 90, the IELTS minimum score is 7, and the Duolingo minimum score is 115. For PhD applicants, a TOEFL minimum score of 100 (internet based) or an IELTS band score of 7.5 is required. Duolingo scores are not accepted for The Business School’s PhD programs. Learn more about our ESL waiver policies.

GRE Requirement

Several WPI programs require or strongly recommend the GRE. Please review the application requirements page to identify if the test is required. There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students is typically 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical.  

Contact ETS and have your scores released to us if they are required. Our institution code is 3969, and all departments use the same code.

The Business School at WPI

The GMAT/GRE is optional for all programs in The Business School except for the PhD in Business Administration.

Requirements for PhD in Business Administration

  • Minimum GMAT score of 600 or its equivalent on the GRE taken within the last 5 years. The WPI alum GMAT/GRE waiver policy does not apply to the PhD program, and a WPI alum must submit their GMAT/GRE scores
  • Master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or an approved foreign equivalent institution
  • Grade point averages of 3.5 or better in all prior undergraduate and graduate studies

International Students

Your Application Status

Your application will only move forward for review once all of the required materials are received. After you submit your application, you will receive a link to an application status page where you can check that all of your application requirements have been met. Once your application is marked as complete, you will receive an email that your application is under review.

Each completed application is personally reviewed by the academic department. Admission decisions may take six to eight weeks from the time that your application is marked as complete.

Please note, if you submit your application before the priority deadline for a given semester, application review will not begin until the priority deadline has passed. If you submit your application prior to the deadline, please allow 6-8 weeks after the deadline for your application to be reviewed. Once a decision is made on your application, you will receive an email notification to login to the application status page and view your decision letter.