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Tuition & Fees

$30,760

$30,760

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
35%
500-599
48%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
39%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
58%
18-23
33%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

80%

20%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,648
Declined + 2,327
Total Received 6,975
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Private (nonprofit)

4,324

undergraduate students

252

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Computer Science
  3. Construction Management
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Codes

SAT 3958
ACT 1928

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School Facts

Wentworth is a private college. Founded in 1904, it adopted coeducation in 1972. Its 35-acre urban campus is located in Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,576
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Boston, MA

31-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 645,966). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to consortium schools. Public transportation serves campus.

Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5998

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
35%
500-599
48%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
39%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
58%
18-23
33%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Not used
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,648
Declined + 2,327
Total Received 6,975

Admissions Factors

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Maureen Dischino
Director of Admissions
P: 800 556-0610
F: 617 989-4010
admissions@wit.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,045,681
State $373,685
Institutional $3,818,988
Other external
Total $6,238,354

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,500
Institutional $11,765,264
Other external $477,094
Total $12,244,858

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Coast Conference (Division III), ECAC Northeast Ice Hockey League (Division III), ECAC, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III, men's only)
Mascot
Leopards
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Architectural Technology
Architecture
Biomedical Engineering
Building Construction Management
Business Management
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Information Systems
Computer Networking
Computer Science
Construction Management
Electrical Engineering
Electromechanical Engineering
Electronic Technology
Electronics Engineering Technology
Engineering/Interdisciplinary
Facilities Planning/Management
Facility Management
Industrial Design
Interior Design
Mechanical Engineering
Technology Project Management
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Undergraduate

94%

4,324
students

Female
20%
846

Male
80%
3,478

Graduate

6%

252
students

Female
29%
72

Male
71%
180

undergraduateFull-time

90%

3,902
students

Female
20%
773

Male
80%
3,129

undergraduatePart-time

10%

422
students

Female
18%
73

Male
82%
349

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

53%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 60
Countries most often represented Bahrain
Canada
China
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Tina MacDonald
Assistant Director of International Admissions
617 989-4000
admissions@wit.edu

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