Worcester Polytechnic Institute

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting
City
Student Teacher Ratio
14:1
Student Population
4,979
Campus Size
Midsize

Degrees Issued

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Contact Info

100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280
(508) 831-5000

  • Massachusetts Schools
  • Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics in 2010

Statistics

Faculty Overview

Average Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$54,598
Lecturers
$0
Assistant Professors
$78,906
Associate Professors
$93,312
Professors
$121,834

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
316
Executive & Administrative
239
Other Professional
73
Non Professional
216
Total844

Percent Teachers At Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Teachers 37.44%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Tenured
163
On Tenured Track
56
Not On Tenured Track
45

Tenure Status for instructors & Researchers at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute by Gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 83%
Women 17%
Men 68%
Women 32%
Men 71%
Women 29%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Native American
2
Asian
36
African American
14
Hispanic
21
Total73

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Native American
1
Asian
14
African American
4
Hispanic
5
Total24

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 100%
W 0%
M 72%
W 28%
M 64%
W 36%
M 76%
W 24%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 100%
M 50%
W 50%
M 75%
W 25%
M 60%
W 40%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Worcester Polytechnic Institute New Hires

Instructional Facilities Secretarial Services Professional Support
M 0%
W 0%
Total0
M 0%
W 100%
Total1
M 50%
W 50%
Total4
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women
Maintenance Executive & Managerial
M 0%
W 0%
Total0
M 0%
W 100%
Total3

School Overview

U.S. News Worcester Polytechnic Institute School Ranking

#62

In State Vs. Out of state undergraduates

In State 43%
  • Yellow: In State
  • Dark Yellow: Out Of State

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 95%
Returning Students 33%
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 69%
Graduated Students 79%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 79%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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