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How hard is it to get into Wentworth Institute of Technology and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #38 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,012 out of 7,311 applicants were admitted making Wentworth Institute of Technology a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Wentworth Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Wentworth Institute of Technology. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 90% of students submit SAT scores and 14% submit ACT scores.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wentworth Institute of Technology?
Wentworth Institute of Technology typically prefers applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1165 to 1270||Avg +||69%-79%|
|1060 to 1165||Avg -||57%-69%|
|955 to 1060||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 955||Low||<44%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wentworth Institute of Technology?
Admission data indicates that Wentworth Institute of Technology regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wentworth Institute of Technology.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>79%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||69%-79%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||57%-69%|
|19 to 22||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 19||Low||<44%|
What GPA do you need to get into Wentworth Institute of Technology?
You can get into Wentworth Institute of Technology with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wentworth Institute of Technology was 2.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #50 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wentworth Institute of Technology accepts 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||36%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||12%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
76% of Wentworth Institute of Technology freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||40%|
|Top 50% of class||76%|
|Bottom 50% of class||24%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||20%||19%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Wentworth Institute of Technology is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Wentworth Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168227 IPEDS survey data for Wentworth Institute of Technology.
90% of students submit their SAT scores to Wentworth Institute of Technology. 14% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
69% of those who apply are granted admission to Wentworth Institute of Technology. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1270. 90% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 14% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.