Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, MA 02116


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 573
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 27 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's tuition was $16,950 for all students regardless of residency (195.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year public institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $5,735
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $5,735
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,327 (which is 2.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in 2016-2017, was 151, which is 78% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,319 (which is 0.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has enrolled a total of 573 students (426 students full-time and 147 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 573 students, 50 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 83% men and 17% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 32%

Hispanic: 25%

White: 24%

Asian: 8%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Two or more races: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 5 largest majors offered at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 46% 249
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 18% 96
Construction Trades 12% 66
Health Professions And Related Programs 5% 26
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 1% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,500. Last year, out of the total 353 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 318 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 288 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 253 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,500 $38,400
Employment Rate 90% 88%
Total Graduates 353 288

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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14.2 mile away
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40.2 mile away