Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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#37 Overall Score: 55 Best Online Engineering Programs

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Graduate Engineering Program Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a private institution, does not offer online labs, and the majority of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded Before 1993-1994
Total enrollment N/A
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $1,281 (in-state)
$1,281 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL http://grad.wpi.edu
Admissions e-mail grad@wpi.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 38
Student Engagement score 48
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 26
Faculty Credentials and Training score 74
Student Services and Technology rank 26
Student Services and Technology score 49
Admissions Selectivity rank 60
Admissions Selectivity score 10
Peer assessment score (out of 5): 2.6


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website http://grad.wpi.edu
Director of admissions Michael McGrade
Admissions phone (508) 831-5301
Admissions email grad@wpi.edu

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Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 21 full-time; 21 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 19
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students Yes
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) N/A
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,281
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,281
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,281
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,281

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