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Wentworth Institute of Technology Overview

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a private not-for-profit institution located in Boston, Massachusetts. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Wentworth Institute of Technology Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$44,134 Avg Cost After Aid
90% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at WIT is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at WIT is the master's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from WIT with a bachelor's degree make about $81,911 a year. That's 101% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from WIT to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Wentworth Institute of Technology?


Contact details for WIT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 550 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-989-4590

How Do I Get Into WIT?

You can apply to WIT online at:

Admission Requirements for WIT

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into WIT?

90% Acceptance Rate
29% Of Accepted Are Women
22% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 90%, WIT is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 71% of accepted students are men and 29% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 91%.

Average Test Scores

About 22% of students accepted to WIT submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 660. Math scores were between 580 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology  ( 560 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology  ( 580 to 670 )
WIT received ACT scores from 2% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 30. Math scores were between 25 and 32. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology  ( 23 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology  ( 25 to 32 )
ACT Composite Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology  ( 25 to 30 )

Can I Afford Wentworth Institute of Technology?

$44,134 Net Price
64% Take Out Loans
0.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of WIT is $44,134. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At WIT, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $10,138 a year. That adds up to $40,552 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WIT is 0.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Wentworth Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,658 Full-Time Undergraduates
22% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,958 undergraduate students at WIT, with 3,658 being full-time and 300 being part-time.


There are also 205 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,658 full-time undergraduates at WIT, 78% are male and 22% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wentworth Institute of Technology students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 375
Black or African American 244
Hispanic or Latino 384
White 2,182
International Students 195
Other Races/Ethnicities 278

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Wentworth Institute of Technology. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 71 countries are represented at WIT. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Venezuela.

Online Learning at Wentworth Institute of Technology

221 Took All Classes Online
958 Took At Least One Class Online
475.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 958 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at WIT has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 36th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of WIT

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wentworth Institute of Technology was 475.8%. This is the #172 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at WIT regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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