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Wentworth Institute of Technology
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  • 4 Year
  • BOSTON, MA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

In order to plan a full return to campus this fall, we are requiring all students to be vaccinated by Aug. 14 and we are strongly encouraging all faculty and staff to likewise be vaccinated. These plans are comparable to those of the other Colleges of the Fenway institutions, as well as various universities in New England. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

550 HUNTINGTON AVE
BOSTON, MA 02115
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Conference
From Wentworth Institute of Technology

Looking for a college where you can expand your mind, work with your hands, and invent your future? Welcome to Wentworth Institute of Technology. We get you. You're not the kind of student who'll be satisfied just taking notes and tests for four years, getting a degree and looking for a job... You want to get your hands dirty. You want to graduate with knowledge and skills that are in demand, and hit the ground running in an exciting career where you can make a difference. Wentworth attracts serious students like you who want to bring their passion and talent to bear on real-world problems. By working collaboratively and taking risks, our students embrace new learning experiences, brainstorm creative solutions, and put their hearts and minds into everything they do. The result: 97% of students from the class of 2019 accepted a job or enrolled in a graduate program within six months of graduation.

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1060-1270
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$37,322 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$15,243 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 52 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 62 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 62 responses

Majors

Cybersecurity

Students in Cybersecurity learn how systems, devices, and networks operate and how to identify potential security vulnerabilities in those environments. Students will experience the entire security process from incident response and forensics, to offensive and defensive security, to policy and management. Students also apply skills in the work environment through two required co-op semesters.

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    75%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,904 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
399
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Dedicated
    50%
  • Frustrated
    17%
  • Nice
    14%
  • Nerdy
    11%
  • Assholes
    6%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
56%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 68 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 86 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Small but comfortable
    56%
  • Medium size but not just a number
    14%
  • Good value
    12%
  • Deceiving
    9%
  • Prepares students foe the "RealWorld"
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Strict
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$65,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
97%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 35 responses

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