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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at WPI

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By Gender
MalesC
FemalesC+
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringD
BiologyB-
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringC+
ChemistryC-
Civil EngineeringC
Computer EngineeringC-
Computer ScienceC+
EconomicsC
Electrical EngineeringD+
Engineering DepartmentC
EnglishC+
MathC
Mechanical EngineeringC
OtherD+
PhysicsC+
PreVet and VeterinaryB-
UndecidedC-

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 C
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 C-
Rochester Institute of Technology
 B-
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
 B
Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 B
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 A
Northeastern University
 A-
F
A+

Surrounding City

... So yeah, I basically have wasted a year of my life in this dump of a city ...Read full comment
... The city of Worcester sucks, there is absolutely nothing to do, and crime is rather rampant (my friend's car was stolen from the parking lot dir...Read full comment
... rumors cleared up: Worcester is a huge college city with many, many colleges in it ...Read full comment
WPI is a great university for students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields who want an intensive, project based ...Read full comment
... Worcester isnt too bad of a city and a train ride away from Boston ...Read full comment
... The Worcester City is boring but if you are really get involved in campus community and if you get absorbed in WPI's challenging courses, you wil...Read full comment
... Yes, the city of Worcester is far from world-class ...Read full comment
... Social Life + Extracurricular Activities + Surrounding City: I actually had a social life in freshman year ...Read full comment
... Still, Worcester is a pretty fun city ...Read full comment
... The Worcester City is boring but if you are really get involved in campus community and if you get absorbed in WPI's challenging courses, you wil...Read full comment
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