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Wentworth Institute of Technology Demographics & Diversity

Boston, Massachusetts

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Wentworth Institute of Technology are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wentworth Institute of Technology students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 7%
Race Unknown 12%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 256% more male students than female students enrolled at Wentworth Institute of Technology with a gender ratio of 78% men to 22% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wentworth Institute of Technology has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Wentworth Institute of Technology students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 78%
Women 22%
Enrollment by gender for Wentworth Institute of Technology students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,526
Women 990

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wentworth Institute of Technology serves a low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 61 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wentworth Institute of Technology students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 61%
Out of State 34%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,699 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 10.3%
Part time Undergrads 9.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168227 IPEDS survey data for Wentworth Institute of Technology.