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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, MA

Web Sitewww.wpi.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students4,134
   Women1,350 (32.7%)
   Men2,784 (67.3%)
Graduate Students2,162

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate52% of 8,578 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.7
SAT Math695 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading620 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing620 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite30 average
27-32 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$59,504
Tuition and Fees
$44,222
Room and Board
$13,082
Average Percent of Need Met75%
Average Freshman Award$31,928
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
Not reported

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
331
Regular Class SizeNot reported

CAMPUS LIFE

Worcester Population182,669
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBoston
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing97% of freshmen, 49% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Mascot 
Sororities40% of women participate
Fraternities30% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.6% Asian
2.9% Black/African-American
8.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.8% White
5.7% Unknown
International Students12.3% from 68 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
70.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
25%
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.63 3.98 654 613 592 29
Low 2.20 2.20 470 460 340 21
High 4.00 5.00 790 780 780 35
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