Wentworth Institute of Technology

Wentworth Institute of Technology

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Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Closest International Airports

Boston

Ranking

#33 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
#38 in Regional Universities North
#64 in Best Value Schools
#98 Top Performers on Social Mobility

Undergraduate Body

4307

Annual Tuition Fees ($)

37050

Annual Living Cost ($)

16000

Popular Majors

Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Computer Science, Architecture, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Admissions Officer

Ms. Pan Luo

Next Genius Scholars on Campus

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Founded in 1904, Wentworth is a STEM Focused private institution located in the heart of Boston, a tech-focused metropolis. “Boston is not only our home; it’s our classroom” says a senior at WIT. Boston is also known for its scientific research, medical & hospital infrastructure and innovative companies which provide ample internship and job opportunities to Wentworth students. The Fenway neighborhood has numerous cultural, educational, medical & sports activities. . If you want to work with some of the most desirable and fast-growing organizations and engage with a strong and well-knit alumni network of over 37,000, then Wentworth is the place for you.


Wentworth deeply believes in action-oriented learning to build a community of designers, coders, innovators & problem-solvers. Through their 5 distinct schools: School of Engineering, School of Computing & Data Science, School of Architecture & Design, School of Management, and School of Sciences & Humanities, Wentworth offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The most popular majors are Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Architecture, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. WIT is also ranked #2 in Construction Management by College Factual.


Do you know what sets WIT apart from its peers? It’s their CO-OP Program! It’s a full-time, temporary employment in your field of study that enables you to apply classroom learning to professional work experience. During your co-op experiences, you earn income and do not pay tuition, allowing you to save toward future semesters. With 100% student participation, an average of $32,000 is earned over the course of two mandatory CO-OP semesters. “My best memories of my CO-OP were visiting different spaces such as offices, schools & public spaces to ultimately designing an exhibition for our education program”, says Shabrina Laksmana ’21 (Industrial Design Major).


At Wentworth, student support services like: academic advisors, library & learning commons, center for academic excellence, center for wellness, international student services andstudent success studio enable you to achieve your personal and professional goals. Be it resume building or annual career fairs, research opportunities or online job searching, the professors and the staff at WIT will always have your back. Here’s something interesting: the median starting salary for Wentworth graduates is $64,000.


Students engage very actively on campus and take part in a variety of student organizations. One such club - Wentworth’s Environmental Collaborative encourages sustainable teaching and lifestyles among students.


At Wentworth, you'll love the small college comfort and big city energy.  The campus boasts a tree-lined quad, modern and traditional residence halls, along with varied campus amenities such as a dining hall, bookstore, convenience store, a 24-hour department of public safety, and numerous social activities. Campus dining keeps the community well-fed. From meal plans to catering services, coffee houses to on-the-go grab, Wentworth has it all. The ‘Chilacates Mexican Street Food’ is a popular food hotspot around the campus. One of the famous recent annual events that took place at WIT was to bring the community together to celebrate female students and encourage their pursuit of learning and careers in the STEM fields.