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Why Wentworth?

Universities make a lot of promises but at the end of four years what do they really deliver? At Wentworth, we offer the educational programs for which there is a strong labor market demand that enables us to produce graduates who consistently bring extraordinary value to their organizations and to the world. We walk the talk with hands-on learning, required cooperative education experiences and caring faculty. Read on to discover our promise to you and our strategy to make these promises a reality.  


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Wentworth's Progress

Since his inauguration in Fall 2019, President Mark A. Thompson has helped the university move forward boldly with optimistic urgency.

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Why Wentworth?

Wentworth Institute of Technology, the university of opportunity, provides our diverse community of learners with access to educational programs responsive to evolving market needs. Through a uniquely effective, hands-on, experiential, and cooperative education approach, Wentworth prepares graduates who are future-focused and career-ready.
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Strategic Plan

At Wentworth, we offer the educational programs for which there is significant labor market demand. We are committed to applied learning. We have highly dedicated faculty and staff. Our institutional and community partnerships are strong. All of this contributes to producing graduates who bring extraordinary value to the world. Review our roadmap to see where Wentworth is going in the future.

Return On Investment

We commit to offering a high return on investment by providing an education that equips our graduates with knowledge that is coupled with a highly valued skillset. We accomplish this through opportunities to address real-world challenges, applied research, social impact projects, cooperative education, collaborative experiences, cross-cultural exchange, and the effective use of advanced technologies.

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Why Boston?

Boston is not only our home; it’s our classroom. Our 31-acre campus is conveniently located in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, within walking distance of several cultural, educational, sports and medical hubs. From here, we have access to some of the most innovative and fastest-growing companies, non-profits and start-ups in the Northeast. And our network of over 37,000 alumni, including industry-leading professionals in Boston and beyond, is ready to connect you to some of the most highly sought-after opportunities close to home and around the world.

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Community Engagement in Boston

Bridge HIgh School Students Ready for College

Wentworth not only strives to invest in our students but in our community too. And while we give back to Boston, the city and its neighborhoods provide us with a rich cultural foundation on which to fulfill our mission of providing a high-value education and learning experience to all. Learn More