Join our community of inventors and explorers at a top-tier university where you can make a difference in the world from day one. Be part of a supportive, inclusive community where you're encouraged to design courses and experiences that suit your interests.

First-year students apply to WPI through the Common Application. Click on the button below to add WPI to your list of schools on the Common App:

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Students must be 16 years of age by the start of August New Student Orientation/Move-In Day to enroll at WPI.

Application Deadlines for First-Year Students

  • Applying Early Action

    You may want to apply Early Action to learn of your admissions decision earlier than April 1. You are also able to apply for and receive financial aid early. Applying Early Action does not commit you to the university if you are accepted. 

    EARLY ACTION Application Deadline* Decision BY Enroll BY

    Round 1

    November 1

    December 20

    May 1

    Round 2

    January 1

    February 10

    May 1

    *The deadline is 11:59:59 PM in your time zone.

    What if I'm not ACCEPTED IN EARLY ACTION?

    The admit/deny decision is final. Some students may receive a "defer" decision where you will be reconsidered in the regular decision timeframe.

    Learn how to apply, and start your application now!

  • Applying Regular Decision
    Application Deadline* Decision BY Enroll BY

    February 1

    April 1

    May 1

    *The deadline is 11:59:59 PM in your time zone.

    What if I'm not ACCEPTED IN REGULAR DECISION?

    The admit/deny decision is final. Some students may receive a "wait list" decision where you may be offered admission at a later date.

    Learn how to apply, and start your application now!

Scholarships

WPI automatically considers all accepted students for academic scholarships. Learn more about WPI's scholarships and anf grants.