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Worcester Polytechnic Institute Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$55,030 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,790 tuition
$12,650 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$590 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$55,030 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,790 tuition
$12,650 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$590 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$17,337 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($6,355 avg)
9% get state aid ($979 avg)
96% get institn'l aid ($17,337 avg)
64% get loans ($10,477 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.39% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.39% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$17,799,595
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $18,256 97%
Federal Grant Aid $6,355 15%
Pell Grants $4,086 15%
Other Federal Grants $2,987 12%
Institution Grant Aid $17,337 96%
State Grant Aid $979 9%
Student Loans $10,477 64%
Federal Loans $7,255 63%
Other Loans $18,112 12%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 15
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Worcester Polytechnic Institute offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
(508) 831-5000
http://www.wpi.edu/offices/fa.html
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,133
Out of State $1,133

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Kyle from Norton, MA
  • Mar-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The college has a great reputation, the average starting salary is around 60,000 a year.

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  • 3
  • Christopher from Rumford, RI
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    If you study hard, you will get a job. If you get mediocre grades, you still have a decent shot at employment because WPI is on you resume. But this school is expensive and the financial aid given out is almost nonexistent to students who didn't get a 4.0 GPA and reinvent the wheel.

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  • 5
  • Sakiynah from Fall River, MA
  • Dec-16-2013 I am a current student here

    The tuition for the institute is a bit much, but it is worth it in the end because you are pretty much guaranteed a job straight out of college as soon as you get a degree.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Mar-06-2013 I am a current student here

    You will not regret getting your education here. You will feel well-prepared for the next step in your life, whether that is graduate school or a career.

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