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WPI - The Business School: Rankings, Cost & Admissions 2024

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About WPI Business School

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Year of establishment1865
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Also Known AsWPI
Accepted Exams
TOEFLIELTS+1 More
Size of Campus in acres95
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses9800 USD for 2 sharing (UG),9950 USD for 3 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses7312 USD (UG),7312 USD (PG)
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Q:   Is it hard to get into WPI Business School?

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WPI Business School acceptance rate for the 2023–2024 academic year is 41.4%, indicating a moderately competitive admission process. All applicants must meet the WPI Business School admission requirements and engage in co-curricular activities to increase their chances of being admitted, as the university only accepts 41–42 applications out of every 100 on average.

 

Q:   What are the WPI Business School rankings?

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WPI Business School is one of the best business schools in the world and has been awarded top ranks by prestigious bodies like QS, US News, and Times Higher Education (THE). Listed below are the WPI Business School rankings as mentioned in the prominent ranking bodies:

  • QS Rankings - Global MBA: #201-250
  • QS Rankings - Masters in Business Analytics: #81-90
  • QS Rankings - Masters in Supply Chain Management: #39
  • THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics: #176-200
  • US News & World Report - UG Business: #164
 

Q:   What is WPI Business School known for?

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WPI Business School is known for being a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) focused school which produces adaptive leaders who shape the world at the nexus of Business & Technology. WPI is of among five percent of business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). It focuses on practical influence that motivates a new generation of innovators, leaders, and risk-takers.

 

WPI Business School Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does WPI Business School offer scholarships for international students?

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Every year, the WPI Business School awards WPI International Scholarships and merit-based scholarships to international students who have proven their dedication to the university's core values of inclusion, achievement, innovation, and community. International applicants are automatically considered for WPI scholarships. Therefore, there's no need for a separate scholarship application. WPI International Scholarship covers the student's complete demonstrated financial need for tuition and fees. A further USD 12,000 housing allowance is also included in the package.

Listed below are the WPI Business School scholarships for international students:

WPI ScholarshipsDisbursement Amount
Presidential ScholarshipUSD 25,000
Great Minds Scholars ProgramFull tuition fees
National Consortium of Specialized STEM Schools (NCSSS) Scholarship ProgramUSD 60,000 or more (or USD 15,000 or more per year for up to four years).
 

WPI Business School Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 70
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for all courses
EssaysNeeded for few courses
CVNeeded for few courses
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Intake seasonDeadline
Fall15ᵗʰ Jun 2024
Spring6ᵗʰ Nov 2024
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Q:   What are the WPI Business School application deadlines for international students?

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Prospective international students can apply for WPI Business School admissions through the Graduate Application Portal available on Worcester Polytechnic Institute's official website. Applications for the Business School are accepted on a rolling basis. Hence, students can apply for WPI Business School admissions throughout the year. However, students must apply within the deadlines listed below to be considered for scholarships and funding opportunities.

Intake SeasonApplication Deadline
Fall IntakeFeb 1, 2024
Spring IntakeNov 1, 2024

 

 

Q:   What is the WPI Business School acceptance rate?

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For the academic year 2023, the WPI Business School acceptance rate was recorded to be 41.4%, which tells us that securing admission here is moderately competitive. As the university accepts only 41-42 out of 100 applicants on an average, all the candidates must fulfill the WPI Business School admission requirements and participate in co-curricular activities in order to boost their chances of securing an admission.

Note: Due to unavailability of data on the official website, the above listed data has been sourced from unofficial sources. Hence, it is subjected to changes and may vary.

 

Q:   Does WPI Business School conduct an interview for admissions?

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WPI Business School reviews applications post the deadline and then categorises students on the basis of how well they meet the university's admission requirements. For pre-selections, WPI Business School may conduct on-campus interviews for admissions. When a candidate arrives for the interview, they are provided their schedule for the day by the university. Candidates must note that when they request an on-campus interview schedule, they link a job posting with it. In addition, there will be trigger dates set, including an application deadline for students, an employer review period for them and their team to decide who they would like to interview, and an interview sign-up period.

 

Q:   Which documents do I need to submit while applying to WPI Business School?

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Prospective international students can apply for WPI Business School admissions through the Graduate Application Portal available on Worcester Polytechnic Institute's official website. While applying, candidates must submit the documents listed below:

*1 USD = INR 83.10

 

WPI Business School Fees, Duration & Entry Requirements 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MBA/PGDM(4 courses)
INR 14 L - 19 L
Duration18 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 90 & Above, Duolingo: 115 & Above
MIM(3 courses)
INR 14 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 90 & Above, Duolingo: 115 & Above
MS(1 course)
INR 14 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 90 & Above, Duolingo: 115 & Above
BBA(3 courses)
INR 50 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS, TOEFL, PTE
B.E. / B.Tech(2 courses)
INR 50 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS, TOEFL, PTE
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Q:   What are the WPI Business School English language requirements?

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Fulfilling the English language requirement is one of the major WPI Business School admission requirements for international students. WPI accepts IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/Duolingo scores as a proof of proficiency in the English language. Students can refer to the table below for minimum score requirements:

English Proficiency ExamRecommended Scores
IELTS

Overall score of 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in each band)

TOEFLOverall score of 90 (with no sub-score below 20)
DuolingoOverall score of 115
 

Q:   What are the WPI Business School admission requirements for international students?

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In order to secure an admission, overseas audience must fulfill the WPI Business School admission requirements for international students listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree (3-year degree from NAAC A or better Institution in India);
  • Grades: 3.0 GPA or higher;
  • Official academic transcripts
  • GMAT score of 600; and
  • Proof of English proficiency language.

Note: Some WPI Business School programs have additional requirements. Therefore, students are advised to refer to the official website for course-specific requirements.

 

Q:   How can international students get into the WPI Business School master's?

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WPI Business School admission requirements for international students vary as per the choice of graduate program. Listed below are the entry requirements for pursing WPI Business School master's programs:

General Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (3-year degree from NAAC A or better Institution in India);
  • Grades: 3.0 GPA or higher;
  • Official academic transcripts
  • GMAT score of 600; and
  • Proof of English proficiency language.

Course-specific Admission Requirements:

  • MSBA : Statistics Proficiency with Grade B or better
  • MSIT : Programming Proficiency with Grade B or better
  • MS in FinTech : College-level statistics course and finance/accounting preparation
  • MSOSCA : Three semesters of college level math or two semesters of college level calculus
  • MBA in Analytics: Statistics Proficiency with Grade B or better
 

Q:   Is studying in WPI Business School expensive?

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WPI Business School offers a range of STEM focused programs for their international students through specialised master's degrees,  certificates, and an MBA and doctoral program in business administration. Annual tuition fee required to pursue a degree course at WPI Business School is around 15L for UG programs and 50L for PG programs, which can be considered expensive as a study abroad option. Students can refer to the table listed below for course specific fees requirements:

Courses1st Year Tuition Fees
MBA/PGDM (3 courses)
INR 16 L
MBA/PGDM7 (3 courses)
INR 50 L
MS (1 course)
INR 16 L
MBA/PGDM / B.Tech (2 courses)
INR 50 L
MBA/PGDM (1 course)
INR 19 L
 

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WPI Business School Cost of Living

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Q:   What is the WPI Business School cost of living for graduate students?

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WPI Business School offers on-campus accommodations to their international students, with a variety of amenities such as fully furnished rooms (bed, desk, desk chair, dresser, and closet) with connections for high-speed data network services. Listed below is the WPI Business School cost of living for graduate students:

ParticularsCost of Living
Tuition$28,980.00
Graduate fee$60.00
Housing$9,800.00
Food$8,272.00
Medical insurance$2,186.00
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment$1,200.00
Personal expenses$8,193.00
Health and wellness fee$580.00
Total Budgeted Costs$59,271.00
 

Q:   How much does WPI Business School cost for undergraduates?

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WPI Business School offers on-campus accommodations to their international students, with a variety of amenities such as fully furnished rooms (bed, desk, desk chair, dresser, and closet) with connections for high-speed data network services. Listed below is the WPI Business School cost of living for undergraduate students:

ParticularsCost of Living
Tuition$59,700.00
Student life fee$385.00
Health and wellness fee$680.00
Orientation fee$200.00
Total of Tuition & Fees$60,965.00
Housing$10,000.00
Food$8,386.00
TransportationNot Applicable
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment$1,200.00
Personal expenses$1,200.00
Total Budgeted Costs$81,751.00
 

WPI Business School Rankings 2024

Business Economics
C+
#176-200
Supply Chain
C+
#39
Business Analytics
C
#81-90
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Q:   How is WPI Business School ranked?

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WPI Business School is one of the best business schools in the world and has been awarded top ranks by prestigious bodies like QS, US News, and Times Higher Education (THE). Listed below are the WPI Business School rankings as mentioned in the prominent rankings:

Ranked By20192020202120222023

QS - Global MBA

#151-200#201-250#201-250#201-250#201-250

QS - Masters in Business Analytics Rankings

#46#51-60#51-60#81-90#81-90

QS - Masters in Supply Chain Management Rankings

NANANANA#39

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics

NA#126-150#176-200#176-200#176-200

US News & World Report - UG Business

#147#195#180#190#164
 

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Q:   What are some of the top-ranked universities in USA?

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USA is one of the most popular countries for study abroad options for international students and is a hub of globally renowned universities. According to the QS World University Rankings 2024, some top universities in USA are Massachusetts Institute of Technology,  Harvard University,  California  University of Chicago,  University of Pennsylvania and many more. 

Given below is the list of top Universities in USA as mentioned in the prominent rankings.

University

QS Global Rankings 2024

US News & World Report Rankings for 2023-24

Massachusetts Institute of Technology University (MIT)

#1

#2

Harvard University

#4

#1

University of Chicago

#5

#3

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

#10

#4

University of Chicago

#11

#22

University of Pennsylvania

#12

#15

Princeton University

#13

#21

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

#15

#9

University of Pennsylvania

#16

#11

Princeton University

#17

#16

 

Q:   Do universities in USA offer scholarships for international students?

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Opting to study abroad is a major step that student take for their career and managing the expenses including the tuition fee and living costs play a deciding factor in this decision. Here is where scholarships dive in and help students study in their dream college by cutting down a portion of their expenses. Here are some scholarships offered by the top universities in USA that are available for international students:

 
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WPI – The Business School MS BA programme is a 33-credit hours program. WPI Business School admission requirements for MSBA course:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a Grade B or better and GPA > 3.0
  • For international students, the Business Masters programme require a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 90 / IELTS scor

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The graduates of WPI – The Business School MSBA can go into the following careers:

  • Statisticians
  • Business Intelligence Analysts
  • Document Management Analysts
  • Statistical Assistants
  • Data Warehousing Specialists
  • Survey Researchers

Average salaries

Job Roles

Median Salary Per Year

Statisticians

USD 108,000 (Around INR 90 lakh)

Business Intelligence Analysts

USD 107,000 (Around INR 89 lakh)

Document Management Analysts

USD 98,000 (Around INR 81 lakh)

Statistical Assistants

USD 61,000 (Around INR 51 lakh)

Data Warehousing Specialists

USD 143,000

Note: The above-currency conversion rate is as per 1 USD = INR

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WPI – The Business School admission requirements for graduate programs are given below:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required (3-year degree from NAAC A or better institution of India – acceptable)
  • Major GPA > 3.0
  • Academic transcripts from the universities attended: English
  • GRE score (as applicable)

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According to the information provided by the official authority, GRE test scores are not required. But, as per the details given on the official website, several WPI require or strongly recommend the GRE. It is advised to check the application requirements page to know if the test is needed or not.

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According to U.S. News & World Report, WPI Business School acceptance rate is 65%. This means that out of 100 applicants, 65 get accepted. The acceptance rate also justifies that WPI – Business School is moderately selective at the time of admission. So, to improve the chances of getting admission,

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