Total Enrollment: 5,360
Institution Size: 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting: Urban
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral
School Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Undergrad Enrollment: 3,649
Total Grad Enrollment: 1,711
Maybe this makes me a nerd, but by far the best thing about this school was the project system. Don't think in terms of classes, think in terms of "I'm going to spend a year or more at a time...
I was there 20 years ago so anything I could say would be unfair at this point. I don't think it was in the best part of town, and when I was there, there wasn't a student center (there is now).
The rigorous academic schedule of WPI, along with the 7 week terms, allow students to get prerequisites and other introductory coursework out of the way quickly. This allows students to get into...
Since the 7 week classes move very quickly, this leaves students with very little time to develop their personal lives. Student life suffers at WPI: Many student organizations face low...