Wentworth Institute of Technology Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Wentworth Institute of Technology
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Over two-thirds of those who apply to Wentworth Institute of Technology are accepted. Learn more about what it takes to get into this college.

The Wentworth Institute of Technology is an independent technical design and engineering college in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a member of the Colleges of the Fenway consortium. The 31-acre urban campus in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston is within walking distance of many of the city's cultural and recreational offerings as well as several other area colleges and universities.

Wentworth has an average class size of 22 students and a student / faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The college offers 20 bachelor's degree programs in the fields of engineering and technology; popular programs include architecture, business, and computer science. Wentworth's curriculum also includes a large cooperative education program for students to gain professional, paid work experience before they graduate. Students are involved in campus life as well with 20 clubs and organizations active on campus. The Wentworth Leopards compete in the NCAA Division III Commonwealth Coast Conference and Eastern College Athletic Conference.

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Admissions Data (2016)

    Enrollment (2016)

    • Total Enrollment: 4,526 (4,317 undergraduates)
    • Gender Breakdown: 80 percent Male / 20 percent Female
    • 91 percent Full-time

    Costs (2016-17)

    • Tuition and Fees: $33,724
    • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
    • Room and Board: $13,530
    • Other Expenses: $3,750
    • Total Cost: $52,504

    Wentworth Institute of Technology Financial Aid (2015-16)

    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97 percent
    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
      • Grants: 97 percent
      • Loans: 75 percent
    • Average Amount of Aid
      • Grants: $13,291
      • Loans: $10,152

    Academic Programs

    Graduation and Retention Rates

    • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84 percent
    • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47 percent
    • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 65 percent

    Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

    • Men's Sports: Soccer, Rowing, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Ice Hockey, Track and Field, Cross Country
    • Women's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Lacrosse

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    Wentworth Institute of Technology Mission Statement

    mission statement from https://wit.edu/about/traditions-vision/mission-vision-values

    "Wentworth's core purpose and mission is to empower, inspire and innovate through experiential learning."

    Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics