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Wentworth Institute of Technology Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Wentworth Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.6%
Admission Difficulty for Wentworth Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow
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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.

Test Optional

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.

Wentworth Institute of Technology SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1170

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wentworth Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
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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Wentworth Institute of Technology ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
14%
ACT Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Wentworth Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wentworth Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Wentworth Institute of Technology GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.99
Typical High School Grades
B-

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wentworth Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 4% Good
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

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High School Class Rank

76% of Wentworth Institute of Technology freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wentworth Institute of Technology students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Wentworth Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,182 5,129 7,311
Accepted 1,431 3,581 5,012
Acceptance Rate 66% 70% 69%
Enrolled 218 727 945
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 20% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wentworth Institute of Technology is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wentworth Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Wentworth Institute of Technology Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wentworth Institute of Technology
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Wentworth Institute of Technology prefer SAT or ACT?

90% of students submit their SAT scores to Wentworth Institute of Technology. 14% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wentworth Institute of Technology?

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.

What SAT score is required for Wentworth Institute of Technology?

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.

What ACT score is required for Wentworth Institute of Technology?

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.