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Tuition & Fees

$34,977

$34,977

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
700-800
8%
600-699
42%
500-599
45%
400-499
5%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
12%
6-11
2%
30-36
14%
24-29
55%
18-23
29%
12-17
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
43%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

79%

21%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,670
Declined + 502
Total Received 6,172
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Private (nonprofit)

4,262

undergraduate students

192

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 Institute of Technology, founded in 1904, is a private, coeducational college. Its 35-acre urban campus is located in Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,454
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)

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Boston, MA

31-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 673,184). 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
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
700-800
8%
600-699
42%
500-599
45%
400-499
5%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
12%
6-11
2%
30-36
14%
24-29
55%
18-23
29%
12-17
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
43%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%

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 SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,670
Declined + 502
Total Received 6,172

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

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,093,696
State $1,131,400
Institutional $28,850,018
Other external $13,250
Total $35,088,364

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $17,053,908
Other external $4,000
Total $17,057,908

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

96%

4,262
students

Female
21%
874

Male
79%
3,388

Graduate

4%

192
students

Female
27%
51

Male
73%
141

undergraduateFull-time

91%

3,904
students

Female
21%
806

Male
79%
3,098

undergraduatePart-time

9%

358
students

Female
19%
68

Male
81%
290

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

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 Not Required/Recommended
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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