Architectural Engineering

While architects design buildings for meeting occupants’ spatial, use, and aesthetic needs, architectural engineers make sure that these buildings are structurally sound, provide constant environmental comfort to occupants in winter and summer, power their lights, computers, and machines, and provide a safe escape in case of fire.

Sample Companies that have Hired WPI Architectural Engineering Graduates

Fuss & O’Neill
Good Harbor Techmark
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Suffolk Construction
The Cardinal Group
Wold Architects and Engineers

Sample Graduate Schools

Average Starting Salary:
$66,500 (2020)
Learn more about Architectural Engineering at WPI.
Sample Job Titles:
Rotational Engineer
Software Automation Engineer II
Localization Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Software Engineer
Business Analyst
Sample Major Qualifying Projects:
Engineering Geology of Worcester County
WPI Replacement to Kaven Hall: Structural Design
Integration of Food, Energy, and Water Systems in Affordable Housing
Redesign of WPI Townhouses
Reurgence Tower - eVolo Skyscraper Competition

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.