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Worcester Polytechnic Institute - 2016

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

See below or view the Graduate Catalog at

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Requirements for admission include submission of the following:
- Application for Admission to Graduate Study
- Application fee (waived for alumni)
- College transcripts from accredited institutions attended
- Three letters of recommendation (and/or other references) from individuals who can comment on the qualifications relevant to the applicant's admission
- GRE scores (requirement varies by department)
- TOEFL scores (international applicants whose native language is not English). Score of 563, paper test requirement. Score of 223, computer test requirement. Score of 84 required for IBT.
- Statement of purpose (requirement varies by department)
- Visit for admission requirements to each engineering discipline.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

See Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

See Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Residency Requirements

A minimum of two-thirds of the required graduate credit for an advanced degree must have been earned at WPI.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Same as for other students.