Wentworth Institute of Technology

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Boston, MA

$35,970

Avg tuition

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About Wentworth Institute of Technology

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a small private institution located on an urban campus in Boston, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,222, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 94%. The institution offers 28 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 69%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $35,970.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

94% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

80% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

69% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 23-28

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1090-1280

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

16:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

60%

Hispanic

10%

Asian

9%

Black

7%

Unknown

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

23%

Socio-economic diversity

29% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

5

Total Online Enrollment

4,388

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

87% On-campus

13% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 25% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 50% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $35,970 $35,970
Graduate $38,600 $38,600

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,500
On-campus room and board $14,966
On-campus other expenses $3,750
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $14,966
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,750
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $6,850

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $56,186 $56,186
Off-campus without family $56,186 $56,186
Off-campus with family $44,320 $44,320

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

29%

State Grant Aid

13%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

29%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,080
State Grant Aid $1,626
Institution Grant Aid $14,136
Pell Grant Aid $4,770

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$54k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.