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Wentworth Institute of Technology

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Wentworth Says...

At Wentworth, we look for students who are qualified and motivated to succeed in engineering, technology, design, and management programs. We make our admissions decisions based on:
- Academic achievement, measured by official transcripts
- Performance on standardized tests (SAT I or ACT)
- Personal qualities, such as l...
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Visiting And Contact Information

550 Huntington Avenue

Admissions Office

Boston, MA 02115-5998

United States

Phone: 617-989-4000

Fax: 617-989-4010

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 81
SAT:
% Submitting Score:92%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:480 - 580
     Math Middle 50%:530 - 630
     Writing Middle 50%:470 - 560
ACT:
% Submitting Score:14%
     ACT Middle 50%:21 - 27
     Math Middle 50%:23 - 28
     English Middle 50%:20 - 25
Average High School GPA:3.1
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:7%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:14%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:17%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:25%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:31%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:6%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:12%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:40%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:76%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:N/A%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 6,124
Total applicants who are accepted: 3,519
Total of accepted students who enroll: 877
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 79%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Notification Begins: 10/30
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $500.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 12 months
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Important
Class Rank:Not Considered
Academic GPA:Important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:10
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:2
     Lab Science:1
     Foreign Language:0
     Social Studies:0
     History:0
     Academic Electives:0
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:0
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:11
     English:0
     Mathematics:4
     Science:0
     Lab Science:0
     Foreign Language:0
     Social Studies:0
     History:0
     Academic Electives:0
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:0
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    81
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    480 - 580
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    530 - 630
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    470 - 560
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    21 - 27
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    23 - 28
  •      English Middle 50%:
    20 - 25
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.1
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