WPI at a Glance

Theory and Practice

We believe that the best way to learn is by doing. Through our project-enriched approach to education our students get a firm grounding in science and technology, and then they learn to apply their knowledge by tackling real-world problems. Working in teams, at sites around the globe, they develop solutions that truly make a difference. Learn more…

A Great Return on Your Investment

Our alumni are more than engineers and scientists. They’re leaders and innovators, entrepreneurs, educators, and problem solvers. They are sought out by top-tier employers, and on average their starting salaries exceed the national average in their industry. Learn more…

Student Life

WPI has clubs and organizations for every interest, from theatre and music, to sororities and fraternities, to international and special interest organizations. More than 60 percent of WPI students participate in varsity, club, or intramural sports. AT WPI, there really is something for everyone. Learn more…

Location

WPI is set on a beautiful 80-acre hilltop in Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges and more than 30,000 college students. Worcester is located 40 miles west of Boston and close to beaches, ski slopes, and other outdoor activities. Learn more…