Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, MAView Map
National University
Private not-for-profit
Not applicable
New England
City: Midsize
NCAA Division III (with football)
14 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Often seen as a high-class back-up school to MIT, Caltech or some other ultra-selective technical school, WPI offers extremely strong programs to a very bright student body. WPI produces highly capable engineers who can interact with others and enjoy it. This biotech leader brings a practical, hands-on bent to academics and is a leader in fields such as nanotechnology, Six Sigma quality and fuel cells.

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