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Wentworth Institute of Technology Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Wentworth Institute of Technology? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,650 out of 6,975 applicants or 67% were admitted making Wentworth Institute of Technology a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Wentworth Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,851 5,124 6,975
Accepted 1,210 3,440 4,650
Acceptance Rate 65% 67% 67%
Enrolled 205 760 965
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 22% 21%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Wentworth Institute of Technology and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Wentworth Institute of Technology regularly accepts students with ACTs of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wentworth Institute of Technology.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1050 1270
SAT Reading 510 630
SAT Math 550 650
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 22 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >79%
24 to 27 Avg + 67%-79%
22 to 24 Avg - 57%-67%
20 to 22 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 20 Low <46%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >78%
1160 to 1270 Avg + 67%-78%
1050 to 1160 Avg - 54%-67%
940 to 1050 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 940 Low <41%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wentworth Institute of Technology accepts 67% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wentworth Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores 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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.



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