Wentworth Rankings

U.S. News & World Report

  • #62 in the “Regional Universities (North)” category 
  • #35 in “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs Whose Highest Degree is a Bachelor’s or Master’s”
  • #57 in “Best Value Schools”

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 to 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 6% of universities by return on investment
    • #119 in College ROI Report and #104 in College Salary report

Princeton Review

  • Listed in “Best Colleges: Region by Region" category for the Northeastern United States for the 13th year in a row
    • Also listed as one of 11 “featured” schools in this category
  • Wentworth has been ranked among the top 399 universities listed in the "Guide to Green Colleges" since 2017. Universities must achieve a score of 80+ (out of 99 possible points) to make the guide.

College Factual

  • Ranked Wentworth's Construction Management program #2 nationally

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 the 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 college rankings place Wentworth at #495. The Journal's 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 #2 nationally among the 50 Best Value Schools for Construction Management 2020