Thank you for considering WPI!

In addition to the first-year application process, international (non-immigrant) students must provide proof of English proficiency and financial documentation.

International students transferring from a university or other institution of higher education should follow the transfer application process.

Personal interviews in support of your application are available on-campus and in a limited number of cities around the world. Learn more here.

  • Proof of English Proficiency

    International applicants must submit proof of English language proficiency through one of the following exams:

    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language):  Minimum score 80 with no section below 20
    • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery): Minimum score 80
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System): Minimum score 6.5 with no band below 6.0
    • PTE (Pearson’s Test of English): Minimum score 53 PTE-A

    Citizens of an English speaking country who attended an English speaking high school for four years may be exempt. Contact the Office of Admissions for more details.

  • Financial Documentation

    If you do not apply for financial aid and enroll at WPI, you must submit the WPI International Certification of Finances form.

    International first-year students applying for financial aid must submit the CSS PROFILE application by the admissions deadline. You must show a minimum family contribution of $22,000 per year to cover all living and travel expenses. Learn more on financing your education.

    International transfer applicants are not eligible for financial aid and must show the ability to cover the full cost of tuition and living expenses.