Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic InstituteRanked
29
in the USA
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a small not-for-profit college with a focus on engineering majors and located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This 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 tuition cost is about $44,000 per year. According to recent data analysis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute area is relatively safe: the college is reported to have a fair rating for on-campus crime.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute engineering program ranks 29 in USA and 2 in Massachusetts. See the detailed rankings below in the left column.

Major competing colleges for this school are Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge and Northeastern University in Boston. See the details about all twelve competing colleges as well as list of offered engineering majors and minors below on the right hand side.

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Overall school rankings 2015:

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

Engineering programs rankings 2013:

State of Massachusetts Ranking

Ranked #2 in systems engineering schools
Ranked #2 in aeronautical engineering schools
Ranked #2 in industrial engineering schools
Ranked #2 in general engineering schools
Ranked #3 in environmental engineering schools
Ranked #3 in civil engineering schools
Ranked #3 in electrical engineering schools
Ranked #3 in mechanical engineering schools
Ranked #3 in engineering physics schools
Ranked #3 in chemical engineering schools
Ranked #3 in biomedical engineering schools
Ranked #4 in materials engineering schools
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The Northeast Regional Ranking

Ranked #5 in aeronautical engineering schools
Ranked #5 in systems engineering schools
Ranked #6 in general engineering schools
Ranked #9 in biomedical engineering schools
Ranked #9 in chemical engineering schools
Ranked #10 in electrical engineering schools
Ranked #10 in mechanical engineering schools
Ranked #11 in industrial engineering schools
Ranked #13 in civil engineering schools
Ranked #14 in engineering physics schools
Ranked #14 in materials engineering schools
Ranked #14 in environmental engineering schools
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USA Nationwide Ranking

Ranked #13 in general engineering schools
Ranked #15 in systems engineering schools
Ranked #24 in biomedical engineering schools
Ranked #27 in mechanical engineering schools
Ranked #30 in chemical engineering schools
Ranked #32 in electrical engineering schools
Ranked #42 in aeronautical engineering schools
Ranked #45 in engineering physics schools
Ranked #45 in materials engineering schools
Ranked #45 in environmental engineering schools
Ranked #46 in civil engineering schools
Ranked #47 in industrial engineering schools
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Contact information:

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

Location map:

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Location Map

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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