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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Department of Chemical Engineering

Worcester, MA

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Department of Chemical Engineering is located in Worcester, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

91
Applied
36
Accepted
7
Enrolled
40%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 563
TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 1
Male (6)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA  01609-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Roberts
Head
Email: scroberts@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5250
Fax: 508-831-5853