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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Program in Data Science

Worcester, MA

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Program in Data Science is located in Worcester, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

390
Applied
197
Accepted
60
Enrolled
51%

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 No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

140
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.29%
Black or African American 1.43%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.43%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA  01609-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Elke Rundensteiner
Director
Email: rundenst@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-4883
Fax: 508-831-5776