Get a Hands-On Education at Wentworth Institute of Technology


Go ahead and dream. Explore a hands-on, action-oriented university, packed with hands-on, action oriented people. Wentworth Institute of Technology is a private coeducational college located in Boston, one of America’s most beautiful and historical cities. Wentworth enrolls more than 4,000 students and offers on-campus housing on its 31-acre fully equipped campus.

Academics at Wentworth

When you join the Wentworth community, you can enjoy the benefits of small class sizes (approximately 20 students) and individual attention from a dedicated teaching faculty with professional industry experience. There are more than two dozen on-campus laboratories and studios, which are an integral component of all majors at Wentworth, creating a hands-on learning environment. Wentworth is also one of the more affordable full-time baccalaureate options in Boston.

Cooperative Education

Wentworth offers one of the most comprehensive cooperative education (co-op) programs in the United States. For more than 40 years, Wentworth has been opening career doors and helping students gain professional paid work experience. Before graduation, all students are required to work for two semesters in a paid position directly related to their majors. Co-ops provide valuable, practical experiences that serve students well in their search for employment after graduation. Within six months of graduation, 99 percent of graduates are employed or in graduate school.

Colleges of the Fenway

Wentworth is part of one of Boston’s largest academic collaborations, a consortium representing over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 700 full-time faculty, and 2,300 course offerings. Wentworth has partnerships with Emmanuel College, Simmons University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Students have the ability to cross-register with other colleges, interlibrary loan privileges, and combined extracurricular activities such as intramurals, orchestra, theater, and other social and athletic opportunities.

Admissions

Wentworth practices rolling admission, which means it reviews each application once all required materials are received. The priority deadline for applicants is December 15. Applications submitted after December 15 are accepted on a space-available basis (rolling admissions). Applying is easy: simply go to wit.edu/apply and complete the online application.

In addition, the following documentation is required: a personal statement or essay, a letter of recommendation from a professor or other professional familiar with your academic abilities, your final official high school transcript, and official college transcripts from any institution of higher learning you have attended.

Wentworth does not require SAT or ACT scores as part of an application for admission.

Programs of Study

College of Architecture, Design, and Construction Management.

Wentworth’s College of Architecture, Design, and Construction Management is deeply rooted in the tradition of design, construction, and technological innovation. These core values are woven throughout its departments. The programs seek to educate well-grounded professionals, equipping graduates with the skills and insights to make positive contributions to our environment.

  • Architecture concentrations in Adaptive Interventions, Emerging Technologies, or Urbanism

  • Construction Management optional concentrations in Commercial Real Estate or Facility Management

  • Industrial Design

  • Interior Design

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences serves Wentworth’s entire student body through its general education curriculum as well as specialized courses in the sciences, applied mathematics, humanities, and social sciences.

  • Applied Mathematics

  • Applied Sciences

  • Business Management optional concentrations in Entrepreneurship or Technology Project Management

  • Computer Information Systems

College of Engineering and Computer Science

The College of Engineering and Computer Science offers degree programs rooted in Wentworth’s rich tradition of project-based experiential learning. The College strives to prepare its graduates for productive and challenging careers in private practice, industry, and government, while its programs provide a solid foundation for lifelong professional development.

  • Biological Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Engineering

  • Computer Networking

  • Computer Science

  • Cybersecurity

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electromechanical Engineering

  • Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

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