Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$34,970

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
43%
400-499
17%
300-399
0
700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
30-36
18%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

78%

male

22%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,012
Declined 2,299
Total Received 7,311
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Private

4,307

undergraduate students

146

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 4,453
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Boston, MA
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International

Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Avenue
Boston
02115-5998

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Intramural Sports
  • Wentworth Events Board
  • Multicultural Student Association
  • Phi Sigma Pi
  • Major Particular Professional Student Associations

Top Events

  • Campus Movie Fest
  • Colleges of the Fenway Spring Week
  • Colleges of the Fenway Block Party
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
79%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
43%
400-499
17%
300-399
0
700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
30-36
18%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.11

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,012
Declined 2,299
Total Received 7,311

Admissions Factors

Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Bowling

Club Sports Women

Bowling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Building Construction Technology
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Construction Management
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electromechanical Engineering
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering, General
Industrial and Product Design
Information Science/Studies
Interior Design
Mechanical Engineering
Operations Management and Supervision
Project Management
Science, Technology and Society
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

4,453

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

4,307
students

Female
22%
935

Male
78%
3,372

3%

146
students

Female
32%
47

Male
68%
99

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

3,904
students

Female
22%
858

Male
78%
3,046

10%

403
students

Female
20%
77

Male
80%
326

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 60%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

146

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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