Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,866
Graduate Enrollment: 205
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 89.54%

Male/Female: 79% / 21% (2017)

First generation college students: 24.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.0% (2010)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,241
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1140 - 1330

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 25 - 30

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 80.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 70.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 60.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 48.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 60.0%
Black: 6.9%
Hispanic: 10.6%
Asian: 9.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.7%
Non-resident alien: 5.2%
Unknown race: 4.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $50,966
In-State tuition: $37,650
Out-of-State tuition: $37,650

Estimated books and supplies: $1,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $15,420 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,750 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $15,420 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,750 (2022)

Average Family Income: $100,530 (2017)
Median Family Income: $82,446 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 51.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,028 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $25,447
$30k-48k $26,371
$48k-75k $28,505
$75k-110k $30,821
$110k+ $33,344

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 72%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,028 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 87.1% (2015)
@3 year 91.1% (2017)
@5 year 91.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 69.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 71.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $71,634 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $82,723 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 92 $25,000 $265 $52,863 ($4,405) $64,454 ($5,371)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 9
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 130 $27,000 $286 $73,282 ($6,107) $86,680 ($7,223)
Bachelor's Degree Electromechanical Engineering. 28 $31,000 $329 $73,439 ($6,120) $84,177 ($7,015)
Associate's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 4
Associate's Degree Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 12 $60,414 ($5,035)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Engineering-Related Technologies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 12 $69,773 ($5,814) $71,826 ($5,986)
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 13 $70,586 ($5,882)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 1
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 4
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 69 $27,000 $286 $48,222 ($4,019) $61,703 ($5,142)
Associate's Degree Construction Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Construction Management. 126 $27,000 $286 $77,826 ($6,486) $93,537 ($7,795)
Master's Degree Construction Management. 27 $389 $89,678 ($7,473) $106,127 ($8,844)
Bachelor's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 65 $27,000 $281 $72,753 ($6,063) $78,432 ($6,536)
Master's Degree Architecture. 59 $233 $55,976 ($4,665) $66,539 ($5,545)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 28 $26,417 $280 $71,607 ($5,967)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 96 $25,000 $265 $83,086 ($6,924) $105,875 ($8,823)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 5
Bachelor's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 22 $27,000 $286 $72,208 ($6,017) $89,737 ($7,478)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 15 $27,000 $286 $74,783 ($6,232)
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 58 $27,000 $286 $70,138 ($5,845) $90,840 ($7,570)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 15 $72,412 ($6,034) $88,200 ($7,350)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 57 $27,000 $285 $70,699 ($5,892) $83,692 ($6,974)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 28 $27,000 $286 $76,424 ($6,369)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 36 $26,000 $276 $77,097 ($6,425) $91,287 ($7,607)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $86,427
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $116,512,860 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $149,799,889 (2022)