Tuition & Financial Aid

WPI’s financial aid staff is here to help you navigate the financial aid application process and to answer any questions you may have about paying for your college education. Please feel free to reach out to us, and we will help you in any way we can!

We are available for meetings in person, in our office in the Bartlett Center, virtually or by telephone.  Please call 508-831-5469 or email for an appointment. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9am-4pm EST. Our team will be happy to help to arrange an appointment for you! 

Our phones (508-831-5469) are answered Monday - Friday between the hours of 10:30 am and 4 pm EST.

If you need to leave a message, please provide the student's WPI ID if possible. Please also leave an email address that we may use to contact you.  During peak season (November - May) it may take up to 3 business days for a response to calls and emails.  We will dedicate the time needed for your inquiry.

When submitting documents to our office, please fax them to 508-831-5039 or mail them to WPI Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy, 100 Institute Road, Worcester MA, 01609.  You may also use the Campus Center mail room for contactless drop-off. Address the envelope to Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy and drop it off at the mail slot next to the mail room window, bottom floor of the Campus Center. If you do not have an envelope please ask the mail room staff at the mail room window for a pre-addressed Student Aid & Financial Literacy envelope, they have them available for students.

Should you need to send any check payments to us please address them to WPI,  c/o Financial Services Department, 100 Institute Road, Worcester MA 01609.


Financing Your WPI Education

The Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy is here to guide and help you and your family understand funding that may be available to you. We offer aid to students and access to programs that can help lower the cost of college. These include:

Need- based financial aid packages, Merit- based scholarships, On-campus employment, as well as loan programs and payment plans for parents.

All incoming first-year students are eligible to receive a Global Scholarship for up to $5,000, to complete a project at one of WPI’s 50+ project centers domestically or abroad.

To determine the steps needed to apply for financial aid at WPI, please select your enrollment status from the pictures below.

Financial Literacy

The Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy provides WPI students with important programs that build financial knowledge, develop fiscal responsibility, and help them to make informed decisions, both during college and after graduation. Be sure to check out these important resources and programs!

A Smart Investment

WPI graduates earn some of the highest starting salaries in the nation and have excellent long-term career opportunities. Students come to WPI expecting to earn a good living as scientists and engineers or to succeed in business when they graduate. What they have found is so much more. Learn more about our formula for success.