Online Program Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $55,731 in average for all students.

It offers 119 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 24 programs - 13 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 10 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameWorcester Polytechnic Institute
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA
Online Students661 Enrolled Online Exclusively
173 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$55,731
Graduate Tuition & Fees$29,040
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Online Degree Programs
Total24 Programs
Masters13 Programs
Doctorate1 Programs
Post-Graduate10 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends over last 5 years at Worcester Polytechnic Institute . Each cost is an average amount over the all offered programs. The tuition & fees is $55,531 for all students. For graduate programs, the 2022 tuition & fees is $29,040 for all students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $1,520 for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,610 for all students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers 119 degree programs through Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 24 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 13 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 10 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED34 402619
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At Worcester Polytechnic Institute, there are 6,920 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 834 students were attending classes through distance learning (661 students are enrolled exclusively and 173 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,920
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses661
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses173
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses6,086
By student location, out of a total of 661 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 227 Massachusetts Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 324 students living in the U.S. States other than Massachusetts, and 80 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses661
Massachusetts Resident227
Other State In U.S.324
Outside of U.S.80
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses661
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses0
Degree/Certificate Seeking0
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking0

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