The Worcester Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1865 and is known for its science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs. The school receives funding from prestigious organizations, including the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and Office of Naval Research. U.S. News & World Report lists the school as #61 in National Universities. WPI has established project centers across the world in Africa, Asia, Europe, and throughout the Americas.
wpi was my top choice for colleges, and it lived up to all of my expectations. i have made amazing friends and taken some pretty awesome, engaging classes. overall, a great college experience.
caroline from norwell, ma
if an engineering degree is what you desire, wpi is the place to go. excellent academics and highly accredited programs. an emphasis on projects and hands-on learning provides real-life experience and preparation.