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 1060 to 1270, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 22 to 28. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Wentworth Institute of Technology average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.52 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 69 percent with 19 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 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Wentworth Institute of Technology was reported as 68.6% in Fall 2020 with over 7,310 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

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wentworth Institute of Technology has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.6%
  • 2017-2018: 91.9%
  • 2018-2019: 76.0%
  • 2019-2020: 68.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 70.0%

How Does Wentworth Institute of Technology Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wentworth Institute of Technology is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Massachusetts College of Art and Design57.8%
Emmanuel College78.1%
The New England Conservatory of Music36.9%
Fisher College69.3%
Emerson College33.4%

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Wentworth Institute of Technology (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 620
Math540 - 650
Total Score1060 - 1270
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 28
Math21 - 28
Composite Score22 - 28
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