Worcester Polytechnic Institute
How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?
10 male, 2 female
How many graduate students-- male/female?
16 male, 9 female
How many post doctoral associates - male/female?
1 male, 0 female
Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.
yes, same as that for faculty though unpaid
Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?
yes, included as part of stipend
Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.
Physics at WPI combines a rigorous research oriented graduate program with the flexibility for students to pursue their passion in their vision of Physics. Our small size and inclusive nature creates an ideal environment for personal growth and contribution to the calling of science.
Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?
Updated: August 14, 2012