Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate Schools

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (referred to as WPI) is a Private, 4 years school located in Worcester, MA. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is $28,248 in average. The school has 2,206 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,874 including undergraduate students.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduate School Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (referred to as WPI) is a Private, 4 years school located in Worcester, MA. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1937 - Current).
Worcester Polytechnic InstituteDirectory Information
School NameWorcester Polytechnic Institute (referred to as WPI)
Address100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Phone508-831-5000
Webhttps://www.wpi.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.wpi.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/how-to
Financial Infohttps://www.wpi.edu/admissions/tuition-aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is $28,248 in average. The school has 2,206 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,874 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 80 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
WPI Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,248
Student Population2,206
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs80 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is $28,248 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $1,566. Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
WPI 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$28,188
Required Fees$60
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,566
Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Worcester Polytechnic Institute campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at WPI
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Worcester Polytechnic Institute is $28,248. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.50% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
TuitionFees
2015-2016$24,588$60
2016-2017$25,344$60
2017-2018$26,226$60
2018-2019$27,234$60
2019-2020$28,188$60
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,502 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.31% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,974. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.61% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$13,410$1,200$13,082$1,200
2016-2017$13,736$1,200$13,410$1,200
2017-2018$14,218$1,200$13,736$1,200
2018-2019$14,774$1,200$14,218$1,200
2019-2020$15,302$1,200$14,774$1,200
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,566 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.50% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Tuition
2015-2016$1,366
2016-2017$1,408
2017-2018$1,457
2018-2019$1,513
2019-2020$1,566

Graduate Programs at WPI

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers 82 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 865 students have completed their study at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Offered Degrees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3911765
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship24065
Post Bachelor's Degree19835
Total8219865

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers 82 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 865 students have completed their studies.
  • 765 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 35 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 113 completers-
Information Technology51-
Computer Science54-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)8-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Engineering [+] (14 completers) 360 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering18-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering14-
Chemical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering5-
Civil Engineering (other)2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering60$95,700
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering7-
Materials Engineering23-
Mechanical Engineering47$77,200
Systems Engineering57$92,500
Manufacturing Engineering20-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering58-
Engineering (other)42$75,300
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Biochemistry1-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)2-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 46 completers-
Mathematics0-
Mathematics (other)3-
Applied Mathematics5-
Financial Mathematics18-
Applied Mathematics (other)1-
Statistics19-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (4 completers) 95 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory6-
Mathematics and Computer Science50-
Human Computer Interaction0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)39-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry0-
Physics7-
Physics (other)0-
Business [+] 136 completers-
Business/Commerce23-
Business Administration and Management52$110,100
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Management Science0-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)30-
Marketing (other)31-
Total765
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Computer Science6-
Education [+] 2 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology2-
Engineering [+] 48 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering3-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering5-
Chemical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Materials Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering3-
Systems Engineering0-
Manufacturing Engineering4-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering3-
Engineering (other)4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry1-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics3-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory0-
Mathematics and Computer Science0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry1-
Physics1-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management1-
Total65
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Information Technology0-
Computer Science2-
Engineering [+] (10 completers) 25 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering1-
Civil Engineering (other)0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Nuclear Engineering0-
Systems Engineering12-
Manufacturing Engineering5-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering1-
Engineering (other)3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (4 completers) 6 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory0-
Mathematics and Computer Science2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)4-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Management Science0-
Marketing (other)0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)2-
Total35

Graduate Student Population at WPI

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,206 students enrolled into Worcester Polytechnic Institute graduate schools where it has total 6,874 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 844 full-time and 1,362 part-time students. By gender, 1,540 male and 666 female students are attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2061,540666
Full-time844552292
Part-tme1,362988374
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
There are 1,011 White (45.83%), 65 Black/African American (2.95%), 96 Hispanic (4.35%), 113 Asian (5.12%), and 921 students with other races. 850 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2061,540666
American Indian/Native American312
Asian1137835
Black/African American654817
Hispanic967224
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White1,011726285
Two More291613
Un-Known382810
Non-resident Alien850570280
Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 653 graduate students (29.60% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 308 graduate students (13.96% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Distance Learning Student Population at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Number of Students
Total2,206
Enrolled Online Exclusively653
Enrolled Some Online Courses308
Not in Online Courses1,245
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. 755 students are aged 20 to 24 (34.22% of total students), 104 students are aged above 50 (4.71%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2061,540666
Age 20-2121165
Age 22-24734496238
Age 25-29794565229
Age 30-3427419381
Age 35-391379641
Age 40-491329735
Age 50-641027626
Over 64211
Age Un-Known10010

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