September 12, 2012
Wentworth Ranked #12 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Boston, MA – September 12, 2012 – Wentworth Institute of Technology has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report in two categories as part of the publication’s 2013 Best Colleges rankings. Wentworth moved up in the rankings, placing #12 in the ‘Regional College – North’ category (from #17). Wentworth also ranked #69 for the “Best Colleges Specialty Rankings: Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs – No Doctorate,” representing the third consecutive year the Institute has placed in the top 100.
The 370 regional colleges that comprise the Regional College North Rankings “focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines.” Regional Colleges are placed into one of four geographic categories: North, South, Midwest, and West.
The Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ranking was among schools whose highest engineering degree offered is a bachelor’s or master’s. These undergrad engineering programs were ranked solely on a peer assessment survey conducted in spring 2012. To appear on an undergraduate engineering survey, a school must have a program accredited by ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
In addition to the US News rankings, Wentworth was once again recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast College” for 2013, representing the sixth consecutive year Wentworth has been named to this list.
- Dennis Nealon