WPI Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 14.0% of the student population at WPI. For more information on policies and accommodations that the school provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit WPI Disability Services.
WPI for the Military
While not a "service academy", WPI does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit WPI Veteran Services . For more information, check out our WPI for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
WPI offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
There were 4,668 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 4,527 (97.0%). Part-time attendance was 141 (3.0%).
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is Ranked #696 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, WPI receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank WPI #696 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Competes in the NCAA
WPI has a total of 672 student athletes, 433 men and 239 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$2,169,257|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$2,141,057|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Worcester Polytechnic Institute Athletics