Worcester Polytechnic Institute Rankings

Located in Worcester, MA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute is one of the best universities in the state of Massachusetts. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

100 Institute Road Worcester, MA 01609
Phone: (508) 831-5286
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.wpi.edu

Rankings: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 68
Score: 47
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 60
Average freshman retention rate: 92.0%
6-year graduation rate: 80.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 80%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 0
Faculty resources ranking: 31
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 68.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 9.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 14:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 92.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 60
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1180-1380
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 53%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 88%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 66.9%
Financial resources rank: 81
Alumni giving rank: 82
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 16.6%


Essential Facts: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 50%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 28%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 32%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 90%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 30%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook


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