Class of 2014. 1294 SAT average 3.8 GPA Top 10% Rank in Class 381 with 4.0 GPAs 55 valedictorians 34 salutatorians 34% women 10% domestic students of color 35% students from outside of New England. Freshman to Sophomore Retention: up to 95 percent.
Freshman to Sophomore Retention: up to 95 percent
Germany ▪ India ▪ Bangladesh▪ Sri Lanka ▪ Kazakhstan ▪ Turkey ▪Bulgaria Mauritius ▪ Korea ▪ Vietnam▪ Jamaica China ▪ Nepal ▪ Dominican Republic Pakistan ▪ Ecuador ▪ Panama ▪Switzerland ▪United Kingdom ▪ Venezuela ▪ Albania▪ Greece ▪ Japan Romania ▪ Brazil▪ Israel ▪ Nigeria ▪ United Arab Emirates ▪ Austria
Applicants 6,650 6,285 5,705 5,698
Admitted students 3,930 3,986 3,803 3,739
Matriculated students 910 925 905 805
Total enrollment 3,537 3,391 3,075 2,981
Female enrollment 1,058 948 825 771
Male enrollment 2,479 2,443 2,250 2,210
Underrepresented minorities 304 284 282 226
and for the Community
Bob Corcoran (center), General Electric Foundation President and Chairman, at a recent Great Problems Seminars Presentation Day
The Eric Hahn ’80 Family Foundation has continuously funded the First Year Seminars
Undergraduate Paul Ventimiglia, led his team, Paul’s Robotics, to a first-place, $500,000 victory at NASA’s 2009 Regolith (moon dust) Excavation Challenge. The second and third-place teams also featured WPI alumni.
Covered in The Boston Globe and ROBOT Magazine, and on NECN
Mark Rice joins WPI as inaugural Dean of Business
In response to requests from our business students, alumni, and other professionals in the market who are looking for a flexible and comprehensive graduate business program, we created a blended learning MBA.
“Enterprises need leaders at all levels who have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to address the great challenges of our complex society—leaders who can deliver both operational excellence and innovation.”
Dean, WPI School of Business
East Hall: Gold LEED Certified
Selçuk I. Güçeri, Bernard M. Gordon Dean of Engineering
Karen Kashmanian Oates, Peterson Family Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dean of Business
16 new educators and researchers added to WPI’s full-time faculty ranks for fall 2010
A record 23 new faculty added fall 2009
more than 70 new full-time faculty members added over the last five years
Jeanine Plummer, director of WPI’s Environmental Engineering Program, is the inaugural Alena and David M. Schwaber ‘65 Professor of Environmental Engineering
Awards through Office of Sponsored Research (OSP) – Includes Federal agencies, appropriationsindustry contracts, some foundations.
Capital and Annual Fundraising
FY10 FY09FY08 FY07
Total Fundraising $19.6M $17.5M $25.3M $14.7M
Percentage of Alumni Giving 20.6% 16.1% 16.5% 16.9%