Community Impact

WPI is committed to making a positive impact on the world, and that includes the world right outside our doors. Our students, faculty, and staff are proud to be part of the Worcester community and seek ways to make lasting, positive contributions that benefit city residents of all ages and walks of life. This Community Impact Report includes some of the many ways the WPI community is making a difference in our home city.


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By the Numbers: WPI’s Economic Impact on the City of Worcester

Approximate Total Hours of Community Service: 30,158

Total College-funded Grants & Scholarships to City of Worcester Residents: $4.1M

Total purchasing expenditures paid to suppliers/vendors in the City of Worcester: $10.M

Real estate taxes and water/sewer fees paid to the City of Worcester: $1.9M