Activate Your Imagination

Welcome to WPI Admissions!

WPI is a top-ranked university with more than 50 undergraduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, math, business, and the humanities and arts.

Here, you can pursue your passions at a world-class research institution with an innovative project-based curriculum where you combine theory and practice.

Whether you are just beginning your college search, making your final enrollment decision, or somewhere in between, the WPI admissions team is here to help you along the way.

Research From the Start

At WPI, do groundbreaking research as soon as you step on campus your first year. Where else can you discover that your grandmother's experiences  are encoded into her great-grandkids' genes through epigenetics?

Go into the World

Projects are at the core of the WPI curriculum, and our students do project work at 50+ project centers in the U.S. and abroad. We believe this experience is invaluable, which is why all first-year students receive up to a $5,000 Global Scholarship. 

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WPI students work on a project in Australia.

Visit WPI

We want each and every student to have an opportunity to get to know WPI on a personal level. Visit us on campus (campus map) or when we go on the road. take a tour, interview with an Admissions counselor, and more. You can also participate in one of our online events

Your Life at WPI

We're not your typical tech school. Your experiences outside the classroom play an equally important role to academics in helping you learn, grow, and succeed. At WPI, you're a member of a close-knit, inclusive, and safe community.

WPI's Return on Investment Stands Apart

WPI's value proposition has never been stronger. Discover how WPI connects students to co-op and internship opportunities, helps you finance your education and secure your financial future, leverages career services, and the impact the WPI Plan will have on your career.

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Meet Our Students

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Nde N.

Senior, BS in Industrial Engineering

A senior uses his experiences to promote cultural diversity and help the community. 

Naomi Otoo

Naomi O.

Sophomore, BS in Biochemistry (Pre-Med)

Naomi's work in WPI's Quantitative Neurotechnology and Education Psychology labs gives her the problem-solving skills she'll need to excel as a surgeon.

Megan Mueller

Megan M.

Senior, BS in Mechanical Engineering & Minor in Architectural Engineering

Through WPI's project-based curriculum, this mechanical engineering student has traveled around the world and gotten a kick start toward her dream career.

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One

of Money Magazine's Most Transformative Colleges (2019)

Money Magazine (2019)
95%

graduates employed, in graduate school, serving in the military or volunteer service 6 months after graduation (all degree levels)

Class of 2018
100%

of students receive a Global Scholarship to complete life-changing project work