Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7066 of 14,131 In the World
#1931 of 2,597 In North America
#1842 of 2,496 In the United States
#79 of 88 In Massachusetts
#21 of 24 In Boston

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$18,198 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

254 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

48 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 138 (27%)
Black or African American 133 (26%)
White 111 (22%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 59 (12%)
Two or more races 38 (7%)
Asian 28 (5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.6%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is $18,198 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,905
$30-48K $16,522
$48-75K $15,247
$75-110K $18,804
$110K+ $20,775

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $17,628
Tuition in-state $17,628
Tuition out-of-state $17,628
Fee in-district $600
Fee in-state $600
Fee out-of-state $600

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 24
Room charge $16,300

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology majors

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has granted 10 bachelor's degrees across 4 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology.

Major Associate Bachelor
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 20 1
Computer & Computer Systems Technology & Technician 12
Opticianry & Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 10
Mechanical & Mechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 3 4
Electrician 6
Biomedical Technology & Technician 4
Construction Management, General 4
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 4
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 3 1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 1
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician 1
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 1
Grand Total 65 10

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has a graduation rate of 44%, which is among the 32% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 44% 44% 41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%

Notable alumni

  1. Stanley Forman

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    1945-.. (age 79)

    Stanley Joseph Forman is an American photojournalist, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography two years in a row while working at the Boston Herald American.

General info

Alternative names BFIT
Franklin Institute of Boston
Founded 1908
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 79
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools

Location and contacts

Address 41 Berkeley St
Boston, Massachusetts, 02116
United States
City population 676,000
Phone 6174234630

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