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Humanities & Arts, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Worcester, MA, United States
The Humanities & Arts program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute combines the humanities and arts with science to provide a unique balance in studies to help students understand that science and technology are means to a greater end.
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Overview

Key Features

With the support of a talented and dedicated faculty, as well as access to several world-class local cultural institutions for project work, seminars, and performances, students in the Humanities & Arts program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute will be equipped with the knowledge and understanding of human behavior and critical thinking skills needed to succeed in their careers and in life.

While many students choose WPI because of the chance to explore their interests through the 2-unit HUA requirement, students may also major or minor in the humanities and arts or pursue a double major in combination with a science, engineering, or management program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The Humanities & Arts degree gives you the best of both worlds. In this immersive program, you’ll study human cultural achievements to develop broad, universal skills in research, analysis, writing, or performance. While complementing the technological side of your WPI education, these skills and experiences will also enrich your life and enhance your career. When you first arrive, a faculty advisor will work with you to design your own personalized course of study.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete your application through the Common Application
  • School transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation
  • Teacher letter of recommendation (math or science teacher preferred)
  • Submit Test Scores (optional)
  • Personal interviews in support of your application are available on-campus and in a limited number of cities around the world
  • In addition to the regular application process, international (non-immigrant) students must meet certain standards, including proof of English proficiency and financial documentation, to join WPI

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    53100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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