Joint Degree Agreements with Chinese Universities
WPI and Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT), one of the national key universities in China, agreed to enter the “3+1+1 Early Entry Master’s Program Agreement” in early 2015, and the Memorandum of Understanding was officially signed by the presidents of the two universities during President Leshin’s visit to Beijing in early March 2015. Under this cooperative program, undergraduate students from BUCT, after completing three years of study at BUCT, may gain entry to a master’s degree program at WPI prior to completing a bachelor’s degree at BUCT if the program-related admission.
A Global Education at Home
As part of our international outlook and efforts to prepare students for a globalized world, WPI offers meaningful academic opportunities for students to engage with Chinese language and culture through a minor in Chinese studies, a China concentration or as a path to fulfilling humanities and arts requirements.