May 16, 2013
Wentworth Ranked in Top 100 in PayScale’s 2013 College ROI Report
Boston, MA – May 16, 2013 – PayScale, an online provider of compensation data, ranked Wentworth Institute of Technology #89 out of 1,511 colleges and universities that were included in its 2013 College ROI Report. PayScale examined the return on investment at more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities to determine the potential financial return of attending each school given the cost of tuition and the payoff in median lifetime earnings associated with each school over a 30-year period.
According to PayScale’s research, Wentworth’s 30-year ROI was calculated at $958,800, which represents a 6.8 percent return on an educational investment of $161,400. Engineering schools continue to dominate the PayScale Return on Investment list and have an ROI that is more than twice the average of liberal arts schools. Read more about PayScale’s methodology.
Wentworth is regularly included in PayScale’s annual College Salary Report, and the Institute is listed in the Best Engineering Colleges by Salary Potential as the fourth highest from Massachusetts.