Discover how the WPI Plan will set you apart in the world—first as a student, then as a sought-after young professional, and ultimately across your career and life. In 1970 the WPI Plan was a bold experiment. Today, it’s a proven and highly effective model for undergraduate learning that’s both adaptable and rigorous. Through the Plan, you learn how to learn by applying your classroom experiences in projects that challenge you from a proficiency, social, and global perspective.

Does it work? Our 97 percent first-year retention rate (cited by the New York Times) is among the highest in the nation. And, a comprehensive study of our graduates confirmed the professional and personal benefits of learning and living according to the Plan.

The Elements of the WPI Plan

The pioneering elements of a WPI education set the footing for a personal journey—yours. Here you’ll be encouraged to chart your own path and do things you’ve only imagined.

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Every year at WPI is touched by the Plan.

It’s all before you. Where will the WPI Plan take you?

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