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Robotics Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Worcester, MA, United States
Students of the Robotics Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute do much more than actually study robots—they build them, interact with them, explore their design and function, and push them to their limits.
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Overview

Key Features

As the first program in the nation, the Robotics Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute is built with aspiring robotics professionals in mind. Only at WPI will you find this hands-on approach that combines expert knowledge with real-world applications.

If you’re already a student in FIRST, you’re in good company—and you may also be eligible to apply for one or more WPI scholarships. WPI faculty and students designed and wrote WPILib, the FRC Control System software used by all of the nearly 1,700 FIRST teams.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • At WPI, you won’t just learn about robots in a classroom. You’ll design robots, control their behavior, and understand their use as you study the core disciplines of Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
  • Complementary coursework in social implications and entrepreneurship provide the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

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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