Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Diversity Health & Medicine International Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$35,970

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
650
25th
550
75th
28
25th
21
75th
28
25th
23
75th
28
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

78%

male

22%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,239
Declined 362
Total Received 5,601
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Private

5,290

undergraduate students

166

graduate students

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School Facts

Wentworth Institute of Technology, founded in 1904, is a private, coeducational college. Its 31-acre urban campus is located in Boston.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,456
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational

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31-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 685,094). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to consortium schools. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
650
25th
550
75th
28
25th
21
75th
28
25th
23
75th
28
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,239
Declined 362
Total Received 5,601

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Rank

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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

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
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Financial Aid

84%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,014

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,970
Room $11,766
Board $3,200
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $52,436
Average Financial Aid - $15,014
Total with Avg. Aid $37,422

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,081,758
State $1,077,052
Institutional $28,281,994
Other external $8,700
Total $34,449,504

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $18,662,855
Other external
Total $18,662,855
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 222-9368
F: 617 989-4201
finaid@wit.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cycling, mountain biking, riflery, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, mountain biking, riflery, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bench press competition, billiards, hip hop, self‐defense, skiing, snowboarding, table tennis

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Coast Conference, ECAC, ECAC Northeast Ice Hockey League, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III, men's only)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Civil Engineering, General.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Construction Management, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Electromechanical Engineering.
Engineering, General.
Industrial and Product Design.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Design.
Mechanical Engineering.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Project Management.
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Technologies

5,456

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

5,290
students

Female
22%
1,151

Male
78%
4,139

3%

166
students

Female
32%
53

Male
68%
113

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

4,606
students

Female
22%
1,011

Male
78%
3,595

13%

684
students

Female
20%
140

Male
80%
544

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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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
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