In 2021, Wentworth Institute of Technology's tuition was $35,970 a year.
Tuition was the same price in 2021 as it was the year before. On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students find the actual cost of college is way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college until you're done with college.
Wentworth Institute of Technology is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Massachusetts as it does for students who live in other states.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to verify your state's eligibility criteria for in-state tuition. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be additional requirements too, depending on where you live.
Wentworth Institute of Technology has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Wentworth Institute of Technology-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college;there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Room and board at Wentworth Institute of Technology costs $14,410 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the Wentworth Institute of Technology's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $11,210.
Meal-plan costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these fees.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school?. Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Wentworth Institute of Technology, freshman are not allowed to park on campus.
A school's location can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area is sometimes pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Wentworth Institute of Technologyis located in a urban setting in Massachusetts, not far from Boston.
When estimating your budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending Wentworth Institute of Technology.
|2021 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$14,410|
|Total Estimated Costs|
The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s tuition and fees change based on: Class time for both full and part-time students
The majority of Wentworth Institute of Technology undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2021, 2,750 of the 4,230 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Wentworth Institute of Technology meets 61.05% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,322 a year. Around 82% of Wentworth Institute of Technology undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Wentworth Institute of Technology graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $46,022 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Wentworth Institute of Technology-Specific Loans||$0|
|Most Common Loans for Wentworth Institute of Technology Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Wentworth Institute of Technology financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2021, Wentworth Institute of Technology awarded 2,020 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $14 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $50.88 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Wentworth Institute of Technology students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Wentworth Institute of Technology was $7,322 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Wentworth Institute of Technology seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Wentworth Institute of Technology really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Wentworth Institute of Technology's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Wentworth Institute of Technology does not have guaranteed tuition.
A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Wentworth Institute of Technology students.
Wentworth Institute of Technology offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Wentworth Institute of Technology has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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