Wentworth Institute of Technology (Biological and Biomedical Engineering)

Wentworth Institute of Technology (Biological and Biomedical Engineering)

Boston, MA
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $31,840 | $31,840
in-state | out-of-state
February 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.


70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied7,556
    • Accepted5,333
    • Acceptance Rate70%
    • Enrolled3,974
    • Female Applicants1,983
    • Females Accepted1,376
    • Female Acceptance Rate69%
    • Male Applicants5,573
    • Males Accepted3,957
    • Male Acceptance Rate71%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $50
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.06
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 15th Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer May 1st Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25 21 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,840
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,840
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$12,570
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,974
    • Male Student Percentage80%
    • Female Student Percentage20%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.77%
    • Black or African American3.8%
    • White or Caucasian62.21%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.2%
    • Asian7.57%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.03%
    • Two or more races6.21%
    • Unknown or International Student8.6%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout8.62% representing 24 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students35% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 52%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Intramural Sports, Wentworth Events Board, Multicultural Student Association, Phi Sigma Pi, Major Particular Professional Student Associations
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported


Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Crew No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Crew No No No
    • Cross-country running No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty379
    • Full-time Percentage41%
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 3,891 students to 231 faculty

Location & Contact

550 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Ms.Amy Dufour

Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Phone: 617-989-4116
Fax: 617-989-4010
Email: dufoura@wit.edu

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