Wentworth Institute of Technology: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Wentworth Institute of Technology is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,155 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1904 and is one of the 32 colleges and schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
20
At Wentworth Institute of Technology you can obtain your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Wentworth Institute of Technology follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 20 majors. The most popular concentrations are Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Industrial Technologies, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
The student retention rate at Wentworth Institute of Technology is high at 82% (above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Wentworth Institute of Technology is below average - 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Wentworth Institute of Technology is decent, 16:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,200
Average tuition charges are very high, about $25,900 per year. The additional fees at WIT beyond tuition are about $1,300, which comes to a total of $27,200 annually.

Read the details about Wentworth Institute of Technology additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
As reported in recent data, 5,159 applications were submitted and 3,167 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Wentworth Institute of Technology in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Wentworth Institute of Technology offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at WIT, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Wentworth Institute of Technology offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,000 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at WIT. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Wentworth Institute of Technology appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Wentworth Institute of Technology Location and Maps



Post Address: Wentworth Institute of Technology, 550 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
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