Why is WPI test optional?
People usually think that standardized test scores are important to show what a student can do. But a more important predictor of academic success is student motivation and initiative. This is especially true at WPI, where students are expected to develop innovative approaches to real-world issues.
Can I submit standardized test scores AND supplemental materials?
You can submit none, either, or both. It is up to you which approach makes the strongest application.
Are certain applicants still required to submit test scores?
International students must demonstrate proof of English language proficiency.