Tuition & Fees

An Education Worthy of Your Investment

WPI graduates enjoy some of the highest starting salaries in the nation and excellent long-term career opportunities. They benefit greatly from having had the chance to tackle real-world problems as part of their college experience. They also learn to become critical thinkers and creative problem-solvers with the experience, the expertise, and the leadership skills they need to succeed in their career of choice.

Recognizing the value of WPI graduates, businesses actively recruit WPI students and alumni. Top recruiters include General Electric, United Technologies Corp., Raytheon, Intel, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard, Compaq Computer, National Grid, IBM Rational, Lucent Technologies, Accenture, and Genzyme, among others.

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance for First-Year Undergraduate Students

Living on Campus Commuting
Tuition     $43,612.00 $43,612.00
Undergraduate Student Life Fee $260.00 $260.00
Health Fee       $350.00 $350.00
New Student Orientation Fee $200.00 $200.00
Total of Tuition & Fees  $44,422.00 $44,422.00
Room $7,466.00 Not Applicable
Board (Meal plan) $5,616.00 Not Applicable
Commuter Allowance Not Applicable $1,500.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Personal Expenses $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Total Budgeted Costs $59,504.00 $47,922.00

2013-2014 Cost of Attendance for Returning Undergraduate Students

  Living On Campus Living Off Campus Commuting  
Tuition  $42,178.00    $42,178.00  $42,178.00 
Social Fee $260.0     $260.00 $260.00 
Health Fee $340.00 $340.00  $340.00 
Total of Tuition & Fees $42,778.00  $42,778.00  $42,778.00 
Room $7,466.00  $7,220.00  Not Applicable 
Board (Meal Plan) $5,616.00  $5,430.00  Not Applicable 
Commuter Allowance Not Applicable  Not Applicable  $1,500.00 
Books and Supplies $1,000.00  $1,000.00  $1,000.00 
Personal Expenses $1,200.00  $1,200.00  $1,200.00 
Total Budgeted Costs $58,060.00  $57,628.00  $46,478.00 

2013-2014 Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students (Full Time Grad Student)

Off Campus
Tuition ($1,281 per credit) $23,058.00
Graduate Fee $55.00
Room $7,220.00 
Board $5,430.00
Medical $1,129.00
Books & Supplies $1,000.00
Personal Expenses $8,193.00
Total Budget Costs $46,085.00

Please note that Books and Supplies, Personal Expenses, Off Campus Room and Board and the Commuter Allowance are budgeted Items that are not billed directly by the school but are estimates of what your expenses may be.  There may be additional course or program specific fees not listed here.  All students are required to have health insurance.  For students that need to purchase health insurance through the school the cost for 2012-2013 was $1,129.

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