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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Worcester, MA, United States
The Mechanical Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute provides you with the essential skills and experiences to explore mechanical engineering’s diverse opportunities. Fifty percent of our mechanical engineering requirements are electives, so you’ll choose an academic path targeted at what interests you most.
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Overview

Key Features

The project-based educational approach of the Mechanical Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute means you’ll take hands-on engineering courses every year—right from your first semester. You’ll learn and work with our renowned faculty tackling projects from nano-component fabricating to the largest aircraft carrier endeavors.

We facilitate global experiences that enable you to take projects from inception to fruition in many environments. You’ll build your confidence and fine-tune your professional abilities to gain an advantage in the job market and the work environment.

As a mechanical engineering major, you’ll discover the path you want to follow, and we will help you make that happen. The course work includes fundamental courses in mathematics, chemistry, physics, and several engineering disciplines, but at WPI we give you room to pursue what you like most.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • You may explore a focus in biomechanical engineering, energy, engineering mechanics, manufacturing engineering, materials science, mechanical design, and/or robotics. Project work helps you sharpen your critical thinking skills and apply your knowledge to problems you’ll see in the real world.

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

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