Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, MA   |  http://WWW.WPI.EDU

Mission

THE UNIVERSITY EDUCATES TALENTED MEN AND WOMEN IN ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, AND HUMANITIES IN PREPARATION FOR CAREERS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, CIVIC CONTRIBUTION, AND LEADERSHIP, FACILITATED BY ACTIVE LIFELONG LEARNING. (CONT. ON SCH O) THIS EDUCATIONAL PROCESS IS TRUE TO THE FOUNDERS' DIRECTIVE TO CREATE, TO DISCOVER, AND TO CONVEY KNOWLEDGE AT THE FRONTIERS OF ACADEMIC INQUIRY FOR THE BETTERMENT OF SOCIETY. KNOWLEDGE IS CREATED AND DISCOVERED IN THE SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES OF FACULTY AND STUDENTS RANGING ACROSS EDUCATIONAL METHODOLOGY, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, AND BASIC RESEARCH. KNOWLEDGE IS CONVEYED THROUGH SCHOLARLY PUBLICATION AND INSTRUCTION. (HTTP://WWW.WPI.EDU/ABOUT/MISSION.HTML)

Ruling year info

1934

Principal Officer

JINLIU WANG

Main address

100 Institute Rd

Worcester, MA 01609 United States

EIN

04-2121659

NTEE code info

University or Technological (B43)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

THE UNIVERSITY PROVIDES EDUCATION IN THE FIELDS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS TO APPROXIMATELY 5,250 UNDERGRADUATE AND 2,050 GRADUATE STUDENTS. IN ADDITION, HOUSING AND BOARD AUXILIARY SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FOR APPROXIMATELY 2,300 STUDENTS. DURING FISCAL YEAR 2023, THE UNIVERSITY AWARDED 1,088 BACHELOR, 785 MASTER AND 88 PHD DEGREES. STUDENTS EMERGE FROM THE UNIVERSITY'S UNIQUE EXPERIENCE READY TO TAKE ON SOME OF THE MOST DIFFICULT CHALLENGES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. MORE IMPORTANTLY, THEY UNDERSTAND HOW THEIR WORK CAN TRULY IMPACT SOCIETY AND IMPROVE LIVES.

Expenses
$340,575,019
Revenue
$382,039,615

AT THE UNIVERSITY, 239 FACULTY AND POST DOC RESEARCHERS, AND 554 STUDENTS ARE ENGAGED IN CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH ACROSS A BROAD RANGE OF DISCIPLINES. THE UNIVERSITY RECEIVES RESEARCH FUNDING FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES, PRIMARILY FROM GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH AND OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES. RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY HAS A DECIDEDLY APPLIED FOCUS, WITH WORK FOCUSED ON PROBLEMS THAT ARE BOTH INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT. THE RESULT IS NEW KNOWLEDGE, NEW INNOVATIONS, AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES THAT ATTACK SOME OF THE MAJOR CHALLENGES OF OUR TIME.

Expenses
$54,865,742
Revenue
$43,702,319

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