Wentworth Institute of Technology Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#2911 of 14,131 In the World
#852 of 2,597 In North America
#784 of 2,496 In the United States
#37 of 88 In Massachusetts
#10 of 24 In Boston
#3388 of 4,082 For Physics
#3546 of 3,574 For Materials Science
#3625 of 4,624 For Engineering

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$36,719 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
4,222
Graduates
167
Male:Female Ratio
77:23
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
wit.edu

Wentworth Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 94% 94% 93%
Applicants 5,601 4,214 1,387
Admissions 5,239 3,946 1,293
Freshmen enrolled full time 968 760 208

1,036 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,352 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
616 or 64%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1280
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Wentworth Institute of Technology are 1090-1280 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
99 or 10%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Wentworth Institute of Technology are 23-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2622 (60%)
Hispanic 438 (10%)
Asian 382 (9%)
Black or African American 306 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 275 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 246 (6%)
Two or more races 113 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,719/year
Average aid awarded
$15,839
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $28,920
$30-48K $32,080
$48-75K $33,733
$75-110K $36,692
$110K+ $39,178

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $35,970$38,600
Tuition in-state $35,970$38,600
Tuition out-of-state $35,970$38,600

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,146
Combined charge for room and board $13,388
Room charge $11,766
Meal charge $3,200

Wentworth Institute of Technology Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Construction Management, General 122 16
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 76 54
Mechanical Engineering 113
Computer Science 94 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 82 6
Civil Engineering, General 75 3
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 63
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 41
Computer Engineering, General 35
Industrial and Product Design 34
Engineering, General 27
Interior Design 25
Information Science & Studies 24
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 23
Electromechanical Engineering 23
Operations Management and Supervision 11 6
Applied Mathematics, General 14
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 11
Project Management 11
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician 10
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 7
Building & Construction Site Management & Manager 5
Grand Total 12 903 97
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 69% 69% 71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
559
Citations
4,913

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
191 / 833
Computer Science
133 / 2,103
Physics
118 / 874
Medicine
78 / 769
Chemistry
78 / 565
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
75 / 457
Materials Science
62 / 216
Art & Design
53 / 411
Biology
42 / 1,812
Business
37 / 188
Mathematics
33 / 352
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
30 / 75
Environmental Science
29 / 143
Psychology
27 / 634
Multimedia
23 / 57
Math Teachers
22 / 92
Astrophysics and Astronomy
20 / 399
Automation and Control engineering
18 / 284
Renewable Energy Engineering
18 / 51
Theoretical Physics
16 / 134
Systems Engineering
14 / 3
Biomedical Engineering
14 / 42
Physical Therapy
13 / 12
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
13 / 762
Demography
13 / 221
Health Science
13 / 28
Computer Vision
11 / 38
UX/UI Desgin
11 / 350
Sports Medicine
11 / 14
Management Information Systems
11 / 97
Engineering Management
11 / 29
Political Science
11 / 19
Structural Engineering
11 / 101
Environmental Engineering
11 / 20
Robotics
11 / 63
Human-Computer Interaction
10 / 18
Sociology
10 / 39
Reliability and Quality Engineering
9 / 2
Project Management
9 / 41
Economics
9 / 44

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 3 2
1993 0 0
1994 0 2
1995 0 2
1996 0 3
1997 2 4
1998 1 2
1999 2 4
2000 3 1
2001 3 3
2002 5 4
2003 6 5
2004 3 8
2005 13 17
2006 8 16
2007 8 25
2008 22 64
2009 24 99
2010 21 118
2011 18 164
2012 22 222
2013 30 240
2014 39 267
2015 52 317
2016 69 494
2017 54 478
2018 49 549
2019 75 644
2020 57 791
2021 56 1072

Notable alumni

  1. Joe Lauzon

    Joe Lauzon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    mixed martial arts fighter
    Biography

    Joseph Edward Lauzon Jr. is an American professional mixed martial artist, competing in the UFC's Lightweight division. A well-rounded fighter, he is tied with Nate Diaz in having the third most post-fight bonus awards in UFC history, behind Donald Cerrone and Charles Oliveira. Joe's younger brother, Dan Lauzon, is also a mixed martial artist.

  2. David Lovering

    David Lovering
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    drummermagicianmusician
    Biography

    David Lovering is an American musician and magician. He is best known as the drummer for the alternative rock band Pixies, which he joined in 1986. After the band's breakup in 1993, Lovering drummed with several other acts, including The Martinis, Cracker, Nitzer Ebb and Tanya Donelly. He also pursued a magic career as the Scientific Phenomenalist, performing scientific and physics-based experiments on stage. When the Pixies reunited in 2004, Lovering returned as the band's drummer.

  3. Stephen F. Lynch

    Stephen F. Lynch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in Wentworth Institute of Technology
    In 1988 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianlawyertrade unionist
    Biography

    Stephen Francis Lynch is an American businessman, attorney and politician who has served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts since 2001. He is a Democrat representing Massachusetts's 8th congressional district, which includes the southern fourth of Boston and many of its southern suburbs. Lynch was previously an ironworker and lawyer, and served in both chambers of the Massachusetts General Court.

  4. Lloyd Carney

    Lloyd Carney
    Born in
    Jamaica Flag Jamaica
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    Lloyd Carney lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is formerly the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Brocade Communications Systems leaving that position when Brocade was acquired by Broadcom Limited in 2017.

  5. Rogelio Bernal Andreo

    Rogelio Bernal Andreo
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    astronomer
    Biography

    Rogelio Bernal Andreo is a Spanish-American astrophotographer. He is known for his photographs of deep sky objects. His work has been recognized by NASA as a regular contributor to their Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) apod.nasa.gov, 62 times. Andreo's photography has been published in international magazines and periodicals, as well as television networks including the BBC, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel series Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking.

  6. Vahe Aghabegians

    Vahe Aghabegians
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Biography

    Vahe Aghabegians is a technology adviser to the Armenian government. His childhood education occurred in Armenian schools of Teheran. After graduating from high school, in 1973, he left for the United States, where he attended Wentworth Institute of Technology and Northeastern University in Boston and received a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1978.

  7. Walter Bickford

    Walter Bickford
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Walter E. Bickford is an American civil engineer and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1977 to 1983 and served as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife from 1983 to 1991. In 1999 he ran in the special election for the Massachusetts Senate seat in the Middlesex and Worcester District vacated by Robert Durand. He lost in the Democratic primary to Pam Resor.

General info

Alternative names WIT
Founded 1904
Motto Honesty, Energy, Economy, System
Colors cardinal red, yellow, black
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 617
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 550 Huntington Ave
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115
United States
City population 693,000
Phone 6179894590
Fax +1 (617) 989 4010

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