Wentworth Institute of Technology

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Wentworth Institute of Technology can be found in Boston, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Wentworth Institute of Technology has an enrollment of about four thousand students.

The majority of students accepted into Wentworth Institute of Technology got an SAT score within the range of 1480 to 1770, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 21 to 27. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Wentworth Institute of Technology average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 58 percent with 25 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wit.edu.

Overall Wentworth Institute of Technology Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Wentworth Institute of Technology was reported as 57.6% in Fall 2013 with over 6,150 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1480 - 1770
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Wentworth Institute of Technology?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Wentworth Institute of Technology is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wentworth Institute of Technology has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.8%
  • 2010-2011: 58.2%
  • 2011-2012: 61.4%
  • 2012-2013: 61.4%
  • 2013-2014: 57.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 59.7%

How Does Wentworth Institute of Technology Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wentworth Institute of Technology is four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston76.8%
Massachusetts College of Art and Design69.8%
Simmons College49.0%
Emmanuel College60.5%
The New England Conservatory of Music27.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Wentworth Institute of Technology (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 580
Math530 - 630
Writing470 - 560
Total Score1480 - 1770
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math23 - 28
Composite Score21 - 27
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