Wentworth Institute Of Technology

Wentworth Institute Of Technology

Wentworth Institute of Technology was established in the year 1904, and is located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The institute is a member unit of the Colleges of the Fenway Consortium. The institution's campus is spread over an area of more than 30 acres. Wentworth Institute of Technology offers students degree programs in various fields of study including computer science, architecture, and engineering.

The athletic teams of the college are known as the Leopards. The men's teams participate in sports such as baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, and hockey. The women's teams are involved in basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, and tennis. Wentworth Institute of Technology's students publish an on-campus newspaper called the "Leopard Print." Notable alumni of the institute include David Lovering, musician; Matt LeBlanc, international film and television star; and John A. Volpe, politician.

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Contacting Wentworth Institute of Technology

Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Ave
Boston , MA 02115
General Phone: (617) 989-4590

Wentworth Institute of Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician343engineering technology, architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, telecommunications tech, electromechanical tech, aerospace engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech, ...
Real Estate and Construction Management76construction management
Computer Science and Engineering64computer and info science, computer science, web design
Business and Management47operations management, business and related services
Architecture and Planning42architecture
Design39industrial design, interior design
Engineering29environmental engineering, various engineering courses
Construction Trades15building inspection and management
Media3communications tech courses

Number of programs and degrees for Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree60318
Award of less than 1 academic year33
Associate's degree5216

Wentworth Institute of Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wentworth Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 3,728 students (3,140 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 32%
20-21 36%
22-24 21%
25-29 5%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Hampshire7%
New York5%
Rhode Island3%
New Jersey3%
(International Students)1%

Wentworth Institute of Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 77 %
Part-Time 31 %

Wentworth Institute of Technology Room and Board (2007)

Wentworth Institute of Technology offers campus housing for 1,932 of its 3,140 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wentworth Institute of Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,025
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,025
Room and board $ 10,100
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
Wentworth Institute of Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 222500)

Wentworth Institute of Technology Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year26$78,9325$77,140
Associate professoracademic year44$66,8997$65,803
Assistant professoracademic year41$59,70219$58,313
All faculty totalacademic year111$67,05931$63,041

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Wentworth Institute of Technology Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Commonwealth Coast Conference
Baseball Commonwealth Coast Conference

Wentworth Institute of Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Business And Management
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Industrial Design
Interior Design

Engineering, Other
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering

Engineering Technician
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Engineering Technology, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

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Wentworth Institute of Technology Highlights

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What Sets Wentworth Institute of Technology Apart:

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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