Wentworth Institute of Technology

Quick Facts

Technology focused college

Location

Boston, MA

Degrees

Certificates, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's

Popular Majors

Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, Construction Management, Business, Computer Science, Networking

Total Students

Undergrad Students

4,526

4317

Tuition

Room and Board

$34,977

$13,013

Selectivity

 Average Net Price *

Medium

$36,579

Distance from Boston

School Website

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School Website

* Average Net Price is is the actual average cost to students for attending the college.  This is calculated by adding the cost of attendance (tuition, fees and room and board where applicable) and subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship.

Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology is a technology focused college in Boston.  It offers 17 majors in architecture, computer science, design, engineering and management and it grants associate,  bachelor's, master's degrees and post-graduate certificates in full-time and part-time study programs. Its most popular programs are in engineering and business. 

The school is distinguished by its high-quality classroom instruction and its practical application of technology through extensive laboratory and studio training. As a fundamental part of a Wentworth education, students complete two cooperative education semesters in work placements anywhere in the world. These two mandatory co-op semesters are designed to prepare students to enter the work-force or graduate studies.

The school's campus spreads over 35 acres in the Fenway area of Boston which is a short walk from many cultural and entertainment choices. The MBTA Green Line provides light-rail mass transit service to the Boston area.