M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

12 months
28980 USD/year
28980 USD/year
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The Chemical Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute engages you in important global research with off-site programs that are almost always international, so you can see impact of technology advancing society, from improving the speed and accuracy of medical diagnostics, to designing bioprocesses for producing anti-cancer drugs, to developing effective alternatives to fossil fuels.


Key Features

With a thesis or non-thesis option, your degree offers you one-on-one faculty mentorship and advising, a collaborative culture, and the hands-on learning opportunities that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. The grad-level seminar series also prepares you for career success by teaching you professional development and placing you in off-campus opportunities like co-ops and working in national labs.

While pursing your MS in the Chemical Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, you’ll employ active learning, teamwork and communications skills, and knowledge of up-to-date practices to solve diverse real-world problems involving the production or use of chemicals.

Programme Structure

  • You’ll have your choice of courses to achieve your goals, including Kinetics and Catalysis, Chemical Reactor Design, and Fuel Cell Technology. 
  • Plus, your education will extend beyond the classroom by presenting an annual seminar on your research, and having the opportunity to make scientific presentations at conferences and author scientific journal articles.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
165 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required
  • GRE: Required for all international applicants; recommended for all others. There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students is typically 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical
  • Statement of purpose
  • TOEFL / IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

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    28980 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28980 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28980 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
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