Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Women's WCLA Contact: Kylie Smith
Profile
Size
6 / 10
4,435 Undergrads / 6,642 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$43,027 Net Price
Selectivity
8 / 10
48% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
95%
Overall Graduation Rate
89%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
82% / 89%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Road games are played in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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Location
100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA, 01609, Worcester, MA, 01609 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Springfield Massachusetts Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • New London/Norwich Connecticut Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Portland Maine Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Houston Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • EMC
  • Raytheon
  • BAE Systems
  • IBM
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Oracle
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Intel Corporation
  • National Grid
  • Cisco
  • Bose Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • Electric Boat
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Boston Scientific
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Operations
  • Research
  • Program and Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Quality Assurance
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Product Management
  • Business Development
  • Marketing
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
570 - 680
Math
630 - 720
Total
1270 - 1440
ACT
Composite
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 570 - 660 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 10,331 7,700 2,631
% Admitted 48% 43% 64%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 19% 29%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.84
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
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    Recommendations
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    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (68%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (14%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Business (4%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Communication & Journalism
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Psychology
    Social Sciences
    Visual & Performing Arts
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $43,027

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$48,628
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$14,218
    Personal Expenses$1,200
     
    Sticker Price$65,046

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    96% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship96%$19,515
    Federal Grants12%$5,702
    Pell Grants12%$4,043
    Other Federal8%$2,461
    State & Local Grants8%$1,805
    Institutional Grants96%$18,659
     
    Student Loans58%$11,216
    Federal Loans58%$6,445
    Other Loans13%$21,807

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $502 Million $75,651

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $27,000 $287

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,641 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $84,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.09 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 82% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary - -
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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