Upon graduation, many students enter the workforce or decide to pursue graduate or professional school. The Career Development Center (CDC) has a variety of resources to help you research and decide if graduate or professional school is the right next step for you.
After graduation, many WPI students go on to pursue advanced degrees—from the class of 2019, a reported 23.8% of graduating undergraduate students and 10.9% of graduate students enrolled in graduate studies. Some of the graduate schools where WPI students have been accepted:
- Boston University
- Carnegie Mellon University
- Cornell University
- Dartmouth University
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- Johns Hopkins University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Purdue University
- Stanford University
- University of Massachusetts Medical School
- University of California-Berkeley
If you’re thinking about attending graduate school, the CDC can help you sort through the facts, finances, and timelines to make sure you’re prepared before you apply.
- For tips on how to research different schools and programs and prepare for graduate school during your time as an undergraduate, download the Preparing for Graduate School tipsheet (PDF).
- Access the Personal Statement tipsheet (PDF) for resources, advice, and recommendations on writing your personal statement, necessary for all graduate programs.
- Interested in pursuing a Health, Law, or MBA Degree? Check out the Pre-Health tipsheet (PDF), Law School tipsheet (PDF) , or MBA tipsheet (PDF) for more information.
- Learn about the Fulbright Program.
- Check out the WPI Post-Graduation Reports to learn what graduate schools have been attended by WPI students in your major.
- Not sure if graduate school is right for you? “Should I Get a Master’s Degree?” provides great insight, facts, and sample salaries to help make the decision that’s best for you.
- If you have applied to graduate school and are waiting for your letter, check out http://thegradcafe.com for graduate school admissions results, discussions, tips, and more.