WPI Undergraduate Learning Outcomes

Graduates of WPI will:

  1. have a base of knowledge in mathematics, science, and humanistic studies.
  2. have mastered fundamental concepts and methods in their principal areas of study.
  3. understand and employ current technological tools.
  4. be effective in oral, written and visual communication.
  5. function effectively both individually and on teams.
  6. be able to identify, analyze, and solve problems ­creatively through sustained critical investigation.
  7. be able to make connections between disciplines and to integrate information from multiple sources.
  8. demonstrate global and intercultural competency by developing the capacity to identify, explain, and critically analyze the forces (such as cultural, historical, political, economic) that shape the self and others as they engage with local and global communities.
  9. be aware of personal, societal, and professional ­ethical standards.
  10. have the skills, diligence, and commitment to excellence needed to engage in lifelong learning.