Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a private research university in Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1865 in Worcester, WPI was one of the United States' first engineering and technology universities and... Wikipedia

  • Former name:  Worcester County Free Institute of Industrial Science (1865-1886)
  • Motto:  German: Lehr und Kunst
  • Motto (English):  "Theory and Practice"
  • Type:  Private research university
  • Established:  1865
  • Academic affiliations:  NAICU, HECCMA, AITU, Space-grant
  • Endowment:  $505.5 million (2020)
  • President:  Winston Wole Soboyejo (interim)
  • Provost:  Arthur Heinricher (interim)
  • Academic staff:  478
  • Undergraduates:  4,177
  • Postgraduates:  1,962
  • Campus:  Midsize City, 80 acres
  • Newspaper:  Tech News
  • Colors:  Crimson, Gray
  • Mascot:  Gompei the Goat
  • Website:  www.wpi.edu
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo