Wentworth Rankings

U.S. News & World Report

  • #57 in out of 137 ranked schools in the “Regional Universities (North)” category (top 41 percent) and 187 total schools in this category (top 31 percent)
  • #42 out of 198 ranked (and total) schools in “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs Whose Highest Degree is a Bachelor’s or Master’s” (top 21 percent)
  • #34 in Best Universities (North) for Veterans out of 52 ranked schools in this category (top 65 percent)

Brookings Institution

  • Ranked among top 7 for occupational earnings power (score 100/100 places Wentworth among schools like CalTech, Harvey Mudd, & New Jersey Institute of Technology)
  • Among top 2% of U.S. schools for value-added earnings (score of 92/100)
  • One of the lowest student loan default rates at colleges in the state—and lowest in the country among four-year private colleges

Fortune Magazine

  • #21 in relation of 20-year net return on investment, including both private and public (with out-of-state tuition) institutions

CBS Moneywatch

  • Named a “Hidden Gem” due to Wentworth being among schools that provide the greatest value-added boost to their alumni in the occupational earnings power category


  • Ranked among top 8% of universities by return on investment
    • #106 in College ROI Report and #93 in College Salary report

Princeton Review

  • Listed in “Best Colleges: Region by Region" category for the Northeastern United States for 10th year in a row
    • Also listed as one of 11 “featured” schools in this category

National Center for Education Statistics

  • #5 nationally in Construction Management

Carnegie Foundation

  • Wentworth earned 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

  • Earned in 2014 (the highest federal recognition institutions of higher learning can receive for community service, service learning, and civic engagement)

Smart Asset

  • Ranks Wentworth #5 on list of best starting salaries for graduates of Mass. schools ($55,500)

Colleges of Distinction

  • Among 19 listed colleges and universities in Massachusetts

Money Magazine

  • Wentworth is listed at 443 among 706 schools nationwide. MONEY ranks colleges on a combination of educational quality, affordability, and alumni success. MONEY also adjusts some the success measures for the demographics of each school’s student body.

The Wall Street Journal

  • The Wall Street Journal’s new college rankings (published for the first-time in September 2016) place Wentworth at #478 out of 500.The WSJ rankings focus on student experience and alumni success (after accounting for the student body’s demographics). They do not take tuition prices or generosity of financial aid into consideration.
  • Wentworth Institute is listed at number 3 on the list of top colleges and universities in the region for career preparation, according to a survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education

  • Times Higher Education and The Wall Street Journal released overall college rankings that “place a heavy weight” on student outcomes, including the educational debt they accrue and the salaries graduates earn. Wentworth was placed in the top 500 (#478). For college “outcomes,” the Institute earned a spot at #284. 


  • Named Wentworth to its “Safest Colleges in Massachusetts 2016” list

Best Value Schools

  • Wentworth is ranked #5 nationally among the 50 Best Value Schools for Construction Management 2016