Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 15
Application deadline (international students) June 1
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) We deploy rounds for those that apply early and then rolling with decisions in two weeks thereafter.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 361
Accepted 153
New entrants 67
Acceptance rate 42%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.32
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GMAT score 608
Entrants providing GMAT scores 60%
Average GRE score breakdown 156 verbal
153 quantitative
Entrants providing GRE scores 27%
Students with prior work experience 91%
Average months work experience of new entrants 65


Application essay required Yes
Standardized test requirement GRE or GMAT
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 563, internet 84

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Very Important
Class rank Important
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Very Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Very Important
Interview Very Important
Work experience Very Important
Character/personal qualities Very Important
First-generation college student Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Considered

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Mark Fellenz
Admissions phone (508) 831-4665
Admissions email business@wpi.edu
Admissions website http://business.wpi.edu

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