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Tuition, Fees and Other Expenses
Undergraduate Day Programs
The annual tuition charge for students enrolled in a full-time program is $24,000 per year. This is based on enrollment of two semesters; $12,000 is due approximately a month prior to the beginning of each semester. Those students registered for less than 12 credit hours per semester are charged tuition at the rate of $750 per credit hour. Students taking more than 20 credit hours in any one semester will be charged an excess credit charge of $750 per credit hour over 20 in addition to the full-time tuition charge.
Undergraduate College of Professional and Continuing Education Degree Programs
Evening and weekend College of Professional and Continuing Education students are charged $420 per credit hour. The tuition fee is due and payable on or before the day of registration in any given semester. College of Professional and Continuing Education students approved to register for undergraduate day courses will be charged the day tuition rate of $750 per credit hour. Day students approved to register for College of Professional and Continuing Education credit courses will be charged the Day tuition rate of $750 per credit hour.
Master of Architecture
The annual tuition charge for students enrolled in a full-time Master‘s of Architecture program is $31,200 per year, based on enrollment for two semesters. The semester‘s tuition of $15,600 is due approximately a month prior to the beginning of the semester. Graduate students enrolled in undergraduate course(s) will be charged $870 per credit hour.
Master of Science in Construction Management
Students enrolled in part-time Master‘s of Construction Management Program are charged $1,130 per credit hour. The tuition fee is due and payable on or before the day of registration in any given semester. Students in this program are eligible to participate in the Deferred Payment Plan.
Massachusetts state law requires all students registered for 9 or more credits (or for a semester of co-op) to have health insurance coverage. To comply with this law, students who meet the criteria are assessed a charge for a student health insurance plan. If a student is already covered by an alternate plan that offers comparable coverage and would like to waive the school‘s insurance plan, the student MUST complete a waiver online by the deadline. Information and deadlines for completing the waiver are published by Student Financial Services on Leopardweb and by targeted communications.
The standard fee for health insurance for the 2011-12 academic year is $1,025.
2011-12 Tuition and Fees Table
At the discretion of the Institute, tuition and fees are subject to change at any time. All first-year students are required to purchase a $2,3200 annual board plan regardless of their actual room assignment.
|Expense Type||Annual Cost (based on two semesters)|
|Tuition1 (12 to 20 credit hours per semester)||$24,000|
|Health Insurance6 (compulsory)||$1,025|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||$30|
|Tuition Deposit - New Applicant2 (non-refundable after May 1)||$150|
|Housing Deposit - New Applicant2 (non-refundable after May 1)||$500|
|Expense Type||Annual Cost (based on two semesters)|
|Room & Board3||$11,300|
|Tuition per credit4||$870|
|Tuition Deposit - New Applicant||$200|
|Residence Hall||Annual (based on two semesters)
|Evans Way/Tudbury Hall - Single||$12,360|
|Evans Way/Turbury Hall/Baker Hall - Double||$11,330|
|Evans Way/Tudbury Hall - Triple||$10,910|
|Evans Way/Tudbury Hall - Quad||$10,600|
|Baker Hall - Double or Triple||$11,330|
|Annual room rates with $600 mandatory board plan included:|
|Studio Single Apartment - Louis Prang/Vancouver||$11,100|
|Louis Prang/Vancouver - Single||$10,580|
|Edwards/Rodgers/Vancouver/Louis Prang - Double||$10,170|
|Edwards/Rodgers/Vancouver/Louis Prang - Triple||$10,170|
|555 Huntington Avenue - Single||$11,210|
|555 Huntington/610 Huntington - Double||$10,580|
|555 Huntington Avenue - Triple||$10,580|
Optional Board Rates Available
Any student in Edwards/Rodgers, Vancouver, Louis Prang, 610, and 555 Huntington Avenue may elect to increase his or her board plan to the following amounts:
- Optional Board Plan B ($600.00 per semester) $1,200
- Optional Board Plan C ($1,160.00 per semester) $2,320
|Fee Category||Undergraduate Credit Hour||Masters Credit Hour|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||$30||$50|
|Tuition Deposit - New Applicants||$200|
|Pass Type||Annual Cost (based on two semesters)|
|Commuter (weekday classes)||$350|
|Evening and Weekend||$100|
|Overnight (on-campu residents only)||$700|
1Day program students who register for less than twelve (12) credit hours in a semester will be charged at the rate of $750 per credit hour. Students registered for more than twenty (20) credits in a semester will be charged the rate of $750 per credit hour for the credits in excess of 20 in addition to the day full-time tuition rate of $24,000
2Tuition and housing deposits are non-refundable for spring semester admission applicants.
3Room and board costs will vary depend on student’s actual room assignment.
4Master of Architecture students who choose to take undergraduate level courses will be charged $870 per credit hour.
5CPCE students approved to take day courses are charged $750 per credit hour.
6In certain circumstances, students may be charged for a spring/summer plan or a summer only plan.
7Students must be financially clear and registered for the current semester in order to purchase parking passes. Parking passes are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Books, Supplies, and Equipment
Each student provides at his/her own expense the necessary textbooks, equipment and instructional supplies. The cost of books and supplies is estimated at $800 to $1200 per year. Costs will vary depending upon the curriculum and whether new or used books are purchased. Payments for books and supplies are made directly to the bookstore which is located in the basement of Beatty Hall and accessible online through the LConnect Campus Services tab.
Wentworth provides all freshmen with a laptop computer outfitted with the software used in their academic programs. Information on Wentworth‘s laptop program may be found at www.wit.edu/laptop.
The Fenway Card
Students must carry their Wentworth identification card, also called the Fenway Card, with them at all times. When students purchase a board plan, money is placed onto the Fenway Card for use in the Wentworth cafeteria and convenience store, Massachusetts College of Art and Design cafeteria, and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences coffee shop. Students may also open a Fenway Cash account to be used for purchases in the Wentworth bookstore, convenience store, some vending machines, as well as all six of the Colleges of the Fenway cafeterias and at many off-campus businesses. Refer to the Student Handbook for additional information.
Tuition, Fees and Other Expenses 2011-2012 Course Catalog, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Wentworth, in Boston, MA, offers career-focused undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, computer science, architecture,design and management.