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Wentworth Institute of Technology
Boston, MA
Wentworth Institute of Technology is an independent, nationally-ranked institution founded in 1904. Wentworth's 15 bachelor's degree programs include architecture, computer science, design, engineering, environmental science, and management.  Its comprehensive cooperative education program allows students to gain real-world professional experience in their field of study.  Wentworth's 35-acre urban campus is located in Boston.
Web Site www.wit.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,974
   Women 810 (20.4%)
   Men 3,164 (79.6%)
Graduate Students 162
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 71% of 7,556 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.06
SAT Math 578 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 532 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $47,870
  Tuition and Fees $31,840
  Room and Board $13,530
Average Percent of Need Met 38%
Average Freshman Award $22,272
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 151
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 54% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Boston Population 625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston, MA
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 77% of freshmen, 51% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Leopards
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.3% Asian
4.2% Black/African-American
3.0% Hispanic/Latino
6.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.1% White
9.4% Unknown
International Students 8.6% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning 84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 43.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 98%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 9.0%