Wentworth Institute of Technology Ranking Profile

Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) is an independent, co-educational, nationally-ranked institution located in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Wentworth has the following academic departments: Department of Applied Mathematics and Sciences; Department of Architecture; Department of Civil, Construction, and Environment; Department of Computer Science and Systems; Department of Design & Facilities; Department of Electronics and Mechanical; Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management. It offers one of the largest and most comprehensive cooperative education programs of its kind in the nation.

Wentworth Institute of Technology is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC). Wentworth programs in Architectural Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology are accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC/ABET). The Electromechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET).

The Bachelor of Architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Management program, the Construction Management program, and the Facilities Planning and Management program are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The Industrial Design program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Ranking Profile:

- Wentworth Institute of Technology is ranked 17th among Regional Colleges (North) by US News (2012). It is also ranked in the top 100 in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs rankings among schools whose highest engineering degree offered is a bachelor's or master's degree.

- Ranked in the top 100 for the “Best Colleges Specialty Rankings: Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs” by U.S.News & World Report as part of the publication's annual college rankings: America's Best Colleges 2010.

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