With Diverse Offerings and Forward-Looking Instructors and Instruction, Wentworth is a Leading 21st Century Institution
Wentworth Institute of Technology is an independent, co-educational, nationally ranked institution offering eighteen bachelor's degree programs in the fields of applied mathematics, architecture, business management, computer science and networking, construction management, design, and engineering.
Specifically, bachelor's degrees are awarded in the following majors: the Bachelor of architecture and the Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics, biological engineering, biomedical engineering, business management, civil engineering, computer engineering, computer information systems, computer networking, computer science, construction management, electrical engineering, electromechanical engineering , engineering-interdisciplinary, industrial design, interior design, and mechanical engineering.
Baccalaureate degrees in architecture and interior design are designated as first professional degrees. Completion of a Wentworth baccalaureate degree requires four or five years, depending on the program. Electromechanical Engineering is five-year program. Applied mathematics is a three-year program with a four-year option.
Wentworth Offers a World of Educational Opportunities and Career Possibilities
At Wentworth Institute of Technology, college-level study in technological fundamentals and principles is combined with appropriate laboratory, field, and studio experience. Students apply theory to practical problems, and they acquire skills and techniques by using, operating, and controlling equipment and instruments that are particular to their area of specialization. In addition, study in the social sciences and humanities provides a balanced understanding of the world in which graduates work.
Wentworth's programs of study are more practical than theoretical in approach, and the institute's academic requirements demand extensive time and effort. The growing presence of international students on campus, representing 60 different countries from all over the planet, has brought another powerful dimension to the institute's educational program.
During the first two years of study in a degree program at Wentworth, students lay the foundation for more advanced study in the third and fourth (and fifth, where applicable) years. While nearly all majors allow continuous study from the freshman through the senior year, the architecture major requires a petition for acceptance to the baccalaureate program during the sophomore year.
All bachelor's degree programs are conducted as cooperative (co-op) education programs: upon entering their third year, students alternate semesters of academic study at Wentworth with semester-long periods of employment in industry. Two semesters of co-op employment are required; one additional (summer) semester of co-op is optional. Both students and the companies that hire them are enthusiastic about the co-op program and agree that it is a mutually valuable experience.
Residence Alternatives Fit All Lifestyles While Counseling and Placement Assistance Help Students Both Arrive and Depart
Wentworth provides dormitory and suite-style residence halls on campus for men and women. Students residing in the residence halls are on a full meal plan. Upper-class students have the option of living in on-campus apartments. Students residing in the apartments may prepare their own meals. A cafeteria, snack bar, and convenience store are available for those wishing to purchase their meals.
Career counseling and placement assistance are available to all alumni and to students who have completed at least one semester of study at the institute. While many graduates of Wentworth are employed in the Boston area, alumni have secured positions throughout the United States and abroad.
Wentworth Students Benefit from the World-Class Offerings of Boston, a World-Class City for College, Arts, and Life
Boston is the educational center of New England and a first-class East Coast metropolis. It is a city of charm, tradition, and elegance, as well as a major center of art, science, music, history, medicine, and education. Wentworth is situated near the heart of Boston and is surrounded by institutions that provide the cultural advantages for which the city is famous.
The Museum of Fine Arts, with its store of art treasures, is diagonally across the street, and admission is free to any student with a Wentworth ID card. Symphony Hall is just a few blocks away. The Harvard Medical School, the New England Conservatory of Music, Emmanuel College, Simmons College, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Roxbury Community College, and Northeastern University are among the many educational institutions within a few blocks of the campus.
Financial Aid Officials Ensure that Qualified Students with Both Merit and Need Get the Quality Education They Deserve
Scholarships are available to students with demonstrated need and academic promise. Merit-based scholarships are also available. Wentworth also provides federal and state financial assistance, such as Federal Pell and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Federal Perkins Loans, Federal Work-Study Program awards, Gilbert Matching Grants, and Massachusetts No-Interest Loans, to students with financial need in accordance with federal and state guidelines.
Wentworth participates in the Federal Direct Lending program. As a result, students are eligible to borrow under the Federal Direct Stafford Student Loan program and parents may borrow under the Federal Direct PLUS program. Individuals participating in these programs borrow money directly from the federal government rather than through lending institutions. In addition to these need-based programs, Wentworth also participates in the MEFA loan program sponsored by the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority. Wentworth offers several payment options through payment plans and alternative loan financing.
To apply for financial aid, new students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1. Applications received after this date are considered as funds allow.
Majors & Degrees
|Architecture And Related Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Computer And Information Systems Security|
|Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications|
|Building Construction Technology|
|Building/construction Site Management|
|Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering|
|Electrical And Electronics Engineering|
|Mathematics And Statistics||Associate||Bachelors|
|Visual And Performing Arts||Associate||Bachelors|
|Industrial And Product Design|
|Type||Application Closing||Notification Date||Rolling Admissions|
|Fall freshmen||February 15th||Not reported||Yes|
|Out of state Fall freshmen||Not reported||Not reported||Yes|
|Other early decision plan||Not reported||Not reported|
|Transfer||May 1st||Not reported||Yes|
Test Scores Accepted
|Test||Avg. Score||25th %||75th %|
|SAT Critical Reading||580||530||630|
Tuition & Fees
Other Payment Considerations
|Guaranteed tuition plan offered||No|
|Tuition pre-payment plan||No|
|Tuition payment plans offered||Yes|
|Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition||
|Black or African American||5.95%|
|White or Caucasian||62.91%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.07%|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0.09%|
|Two or more races||3.55%|
|% of undergrad students who live in college housing||48%|
Beaux Arts Ball, Family Weekend and Design Lecture Series
Intramural Sports, Wentworth Events Board, Multicultural Student Association, Phi Sigma Pi and Major Particular Professional Student Associations
|Cross-country Running||No||Division 3||No|
|Ice Hockey||No||Division 3||No|