Physicists study the ways in which various forms of matter and energy interact.

Sample Companies who have hired WPI Physics Graduates

BAE Systems
Raytheon Company

Sample Graduate Schools

Boston University
Brandeis University
Duke University
George Mason University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Purdue University
Stevens Institute of Technology
University of Texas-San Antonio
Average Starting Salary: 
$78,667 (2018)
Sample Job Titles: 
Naval Acquisition Development Program
Software Engineer
Sample Major Qualifying Projects: 
The Acid Catalyzed Poycondensation of Furfuryl Alcohol
The Effect of Freezing on Cranberry Properties
Piano-Playing Robotic Arm
Nanoionic Particle Composite Homogenization
Design, Analysis, and Testing of an Electromagnetic Booster Separation System
Train of Four Monitoring Device

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.

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