Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcester Polytechnic Institute is a small not-for-profit college with a focus on engineering majors and located in Worcester, Massachusetts. The college was founded in 1865 and is presently offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in 14 engineering programs.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is very expensive - depending on major and desired diploma the cost of education varies around $44,000 / year.

Your dual credits and advanced placement credits may be considered when applying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. According to recent studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute area is relatively safe - the school is reported to have a fair rating for personal safety.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's major competitors are Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge and Northeastern University in Boston. See all twelve competing colleges below on the left.


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Overall school rankings 2014:

Ranked #2 engineering school in Massachusetts
Ranked #7 engineering school in The Northeast
Ranked #29 engineering school in USA

Engineering school program rankings 2014:

State of Massachusetts Engineering School Ranking

#2 Systems Engineering School
#2 Aeronautical Engineering School
#2 Industrial Engineering School
#2 General Engineering School
#3 Environmental Engineering School
#3 Civil Engineering School
#3 Electrical Engineering School
#3 Mechanical Engineering School
#3 Engineering Physics School
#3 Chemical Engineering School
#3 Biomedical Engineering School
#4 Materials Engineering School
View State of Massachusetts Ranking

The Northeast Regional Engineering School Ranking

#5 Aeronautical Engineering School
#5 Systems Engineering School
#6 General Engineering School
#9 Biomedical Engineering School
#9 Chemical Engineering School
#10 Electrical Engineering School
#10 Mechanical Engineering School
#11 Industrial Engineering School
#13 Civil Engineering School
#14 Engineering Physics School
#14 Materials Engineering School
#14 Environmental Engineering School
View The Northeast Regional Ranking

USA Nationwide Engineering School Ranking

#13 General Engineering School
#15 Systems Engineering School
#24 Biomedical Engineering School
#27 Mechanical Engineering School
#30 Chemical Engineering School
#32 Electrical Engineering School
#42 Aeronautical Engineering School
#45 Engineering Physics School
#45 Materials Engineering School
#45 Environmental Engineering School
#46 Civil Engineering School
#47 Industrial Engineering School
View USA Nationwide Ranking

Contact information:

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Phone: (508) 831-5000
Website: http://www.wpi.edu

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Engineering majors offered:

Bachelor's degree

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Environmental Engineering
General Civil Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering

Master's degree

Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Environmental Engineering
General Civil Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Civil Engineering
Other Engineering
Systems Engineering

Doctor's degree

Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
General Civil Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering

Engineering minors offered:

Bachelor's degree

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Environmental Engineering
General Civil Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering

Local competitors:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA, 37 engineering majors

Northeastern University
Northeastern University

Boston, MA, 27 engineering majors

University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT, 30 engineering majors

Boston University
Boston University

Boston, MA, 26 engineering majors

University of Massachusetts Lowell
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA, 35 engineering majors

University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA, 19 engineering majors

Tufts University
Tufts University

Medford, MA, 25 engineering majors

Yale University
Yale University

New Haven, CT, 30 engineering majors

University of New Hampshire
University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH, 18 engineering majors

University of Rhode Island
University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI, 26 engineering majors

Brown University
Brown University

Providence, RI, 9 engineering majors

University of Hartford
University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT, 18 engineering majors

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