Wentworth Institute of Technology

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,160
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$37,901
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.962%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
92.3%
5,537 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,920
90% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.8%
658 Graduates

About

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Wentworth Institute of Technology were Computer Science (116 degrees awarded), Construction Management (112 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (109 degrees).

In 2022, 1,022 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wentworth Institute of Technology. 24.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 75.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (647 degrees), 8.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wentworth Institute of Technology is $38,160, which is $14,164 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Wentworth Institute of Technology is $38,160, which is $14,164 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,901.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending Wentworth Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$38,160
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Wentworth Institute of Technology was $38,160. The cost of tuition at Wentworth Institute of Technology is $14,164 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$37,901
2022 Value
16.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Wentworth Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,901. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Wentworth Institute of Technology grew by 16.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,420
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wentworth Institute of Technology was of $15,420 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.03% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Wentworth Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.962%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Wentworth Institute of Technology was 0.962%, which represents 10 out of the 1039 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Wentworth Institute of Technology received 5,537 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.76% annual growth. Out of those 5,537 applicants, 5,111 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.3% acceptance rate.

There were 3,920 students enrolled at Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2022. 35% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Wentworth Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 16.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,111
Accepted Out of 5,537

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Wentworth Institute of Technology was 92.3% (5,111 admissions from 5,537 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 89.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.76%, while admissions grew by 4.91%..

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SAT Scores

35%
Submission Percentage (2022)
291
Scores Submitted (2022)

35% of enrolled first-time students at Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Wentworth Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 3,920 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Wentworth Institute of Technology is 3,529 students and the part-time enrollment is 391. This means that 90% of students enrolled at Wentworth Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wentworth Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.13% Asian, 7.35% Black or African American, 2.7% Two or More Races, 0.102% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.051% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wentworth Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (46.3%), followed by White Female (12.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.66%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.9%), followed by White Female (25.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,920 students. The full-time enrollment at Wentworth Institute of Technology is 3,529 and the part-time enrollment is 391. This means that 90% of students enrolled at Wentworth Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Wentworth Institute of Technology was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Wentworth Institute of Technology had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,197 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    457 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    358 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wentworth Institute of Technology is 56% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.13% Asian, 7.35% Black or African American, 2.7% Two or More Races, 0.102% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.051% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 313 students (7.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 514 fewer women than men received degrees from Wentworth Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wentworth Institute of Technology is white (647 degrees awarded). There were 8.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (77 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Wentworth Institute of Technology is Computer Science (116 degrees awarded), followed by Construction Management (112 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (109 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wentworth Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (343 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (176 degrees), and Construction (26 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology are Software developers (1,002,107 people), Other managers (488,862 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (391,632 people), Civil engineers (296,766 people), and Mechanical engineers (221,343 people).

The most specialized majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2022 are Engineering (343 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (176 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (65 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology are Engineering (343 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (176 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (65 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology are Computer Systems Design (1,073,369 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (505,264 people), Construction (442,983 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (367,338 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (319,201 people).

The most specialized majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology are Engineering (343 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (176 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (65 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 116 degrees awarded
  2. 112 degrees awarded
  3. 109 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Wentworth Institute of Technology was Computer Science with 116 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

768
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
254
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 768 degrees were awarded to men at Wentworth Institute of Technology, which is 3.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (254).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 119 degrees were awarded to men at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Construction Management, which is 7.93 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Interior Design, which is 6.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 54% of students graduating from Wentworth Institute of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Wentworth Institute of Technology is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 13.1% of graduates (86 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    647 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    77 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wentworth Institute of Technology is white (647 degrees awarded). There were 8.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (77 degrees).

4.89% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    489 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    158 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wentworth Institute of Technology is white male (489 degrees awarded). There were 3.09 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (158 degrees).

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Operations

Wentworth Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $144M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.61%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Wentworth Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of 137M. Wentworth Institute of Technology employs 80 Assistant professors, 58 Associate professors and 29 Professors. Most academics at Wentworth Institute of Technology are Male Assistant professor (51), Male Associate professor (38), and Female Assistant professor (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wentworth Institute of Technology are: Management, with 101 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 66 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 50 employees.

Endowment

$144M
2022 Endowment
3.94%
decline from 2021

Wentworth Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $144M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Wentworth Institute of Technology declined 3.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $97.3M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$57.6M
2022 Salaries
2.44%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Wentworth Institute of Technology paid a median of $57.6M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($137M) and a 2.44% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.9M
Instructional Salaries
167
Number of Employees

In 2022, Wentworth Institute of Technology paid a total of $14.9M to 167 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
80 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
101 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wentworth Institute of Technology were Assistant professor with 80 employees, Associate professor with 58 employees, and Professor with 29 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wentworth Institute of Technology were Management with 101 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 66 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wentworth Institute of Technology was Male Assistant professor with 51 employees, Male Associate professor with 38 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 29 employees.

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