Wentworth Institute of Technology
Boston, MA 02115


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,526
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 13%
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,143 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


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Wentworth Institute of Technology is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,556 applications and 5,333 students were granted admission. Wentworth Institute of Technology is at the #69 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 22% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 90% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1010 to 1220
ACT21 to 28

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Wentworth Institute of Technology's tuition was $31,840 for all students regardless of residency (18.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private 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 = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Wentworth Institute of Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,493 (which is 2.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2016-2017, was 712, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,452 (which is 7.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Wentworth Institute of Technology has enrolled a total of 4,526 students (4,000 students full-time and 526 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,526 students, 195 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 79% men and 21% women and 4,317 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 209 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 397 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 63%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Non-resident alien: 8%

Asian: 7%

Two or more races: 6%

Black/African American: 4%

Hispanic: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Wentworth 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
Architecture And Related Services 22% 597
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 17% 447 18
Engineering 15% 392
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 12% 321
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 198
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 98
Mathematics And Statistics 1% 34
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 1% 14
Construction Trades 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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 Wentworth 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: $33,604

The typical median income of Wentworth Institute of Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $49,100. Last year, out of the total 1,398 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,342 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,598 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,486 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $49,100 $60,300
Employment Rate 96% 93%
Total Graduates 1,398 1,598

Campus Location

Similar Colleges

University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Babson College
Wellesley, MA
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, MI
Pratt Institute-Main
Brooklyn, NY
Oregon Institute of Technology
Klamath Falls, OR
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Wentworth Institute of Technology.

MCPHS University
0.3 mile away
Simmons College
0.3 mile away
Northeastern University
0.4 mile away
Emmanuel College
0.5 mile away
Wheelock College
0.7 mile away
Berklee College of Music
0.8 mile away
Boston University
0.9 mile away