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Admissions

Maureen Dischino, Executive Director of Admissions
Wentworth Hall, Room 108
Phone: 617-989-4000

Undergraduate Day Programs Admissions

All applicants are accepted on a rolling admissions basis, which means completed applications are reviewed as soon as all the required documents are received. When application information has been received, the appropriate admitting office will notify the applicant concerning status of eligibility in the program chosen.

All applicants for admission must present an official transcript of record from a recognized high school or a preparatory school of equal grade. The high school equivalency diploma of a state education department or of a high school may be substituted for high school graduation. Official G.E.D. scores should be sent to the appropriate admitting office.

Students applying for financial aid are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the financial aid priority filing date of March 1. Please see the Financial Aid section for more information.

Wentworth accepts only full-time students in the day program majors, either as first-year or transfer students. Students seeking to study part-time and who are over the age of 22 should apply to the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE)’s evening and weekend programs. Please see below for specific requirements for applying to first-year, full-time day transfer, and CPCE.

Wentworth accepts international students into full-time day programs only as first-year or transfers. International students should refer to page XXX for specific requirements regarding international student admission. A TOEFL score of 525 (paper-based) or 197 (computer-based), or higher, is required for all programs.

Wentworth Institute of Technology reserves the right to be the exclusive judge of the acceptability of any applicant for admission to its programs of study.

A student taking day courses who is not yet admitted into a degree or certificate program is defined as a non-matriculating day student. Assuming all pre-requisites are satisfied, non-matriculating day students can take up to 16 credits. The Registrar and CPCE admissions counselor will keep track all non-matriculating students regarding credit hours earned.

Under extraordinary circumstances, a non-matriculating student may be allowed to take more than 16 credits, but no more than 16 credits can be applied to a Wentworth degree or certificate program. Written approval from an academic department head is required for any non-matriculating student to exceed the 16 credit hour limit.

Application Requirements

High school seniors may apply any time after the beginning of their senior year. While there is not an application deadline, applying early is recommended for day majors because some majors and on-campus housing fill quickly.

Applicants for admission must submit a completed application form to the appropriate Admissions Office. Students are encouraged to submit their application electronically via Wentworth’s Internet Home Page: www.wit.edu, via the Common Application at www.commonapp.org, via the Universal College Application at https://www.universalcollegeapp.com or by downloading an application form from www.wit.edu and submitting it via postal services. A fifty dollar ($50) application processing fee is required and payment is due at the time the application is received.

In addition to the official high school transcript or G.E.D. scores, applicants must submit official SAT or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation, and a personal statement (essay).

All applicants must have completed four years of English, algebra I, algebra II, plane geometry, and one laboratory science (e.g., chemistry, physics, and biology). For students applying to Computer Science or Electromechanical Engineering, trigonometry, pre-calculus, or advanced mathematics is also required.

Applicants are required to take Wentworth’s English placement examination.

International Student Application Requirements

The term “international student” refers to any student who is not a United States (U.S.) citizen or a U.S. permanent resident. Most international students obtain F-1 student non-immigrant status.

International students are enrolled at Wentworth at the beginning of the fall semester in late August of each year; mid-year (January) enrollments are usually limited to students transferring from a similar program of study. Wentworth evaluates all admission applications on a rolling admission basis. Rolling admission means that the Admissions Committee will evaluate an application when all the necessary materials have been submitted. The Admissions Committee continues to review applications until the incoming freshman class is full. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. International student applicants must submit:

  • A completed international application via www.wit.edu, via the Common Application at www.commonapp.org or by downloading an application form from www.wit.edu and submitting it by postal service.
  • Academic records attesting to the applicant’s secondary and post-secondary (if applicable) education. These materials should be mailed directly by the attended institution(s) to Wentworth’s Office of Admissions. The documents must bear an official signature of the appropriate official of those institution(s), in ink, such as the registrar or recorder of records, and bear the institution’s seal. If the institution(s) will not mail original official academic documents to the U.S., exact copies, which have been certified as such by the appropriate official of each institution attended, should be sent. Official descriptions of post secondary courses taken are required if the applicant is seeking transfer credit for courses that may be applicable to the Wentworth program. To be considered, all documents should be accompanied by official English translations if they appear in another language.
  • Evidence of proficiency in English, if the applicant’s first language is not English. The following are acceptable as evidence of proficiency: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam score of 71 or higher (internet-based exam), 197 or higher (computer-based exam), or 525 or higher (paper-based exam); an overall score of 6.0, with no subscore below 5.5, on the International English Testing System (IELTS) offered by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and the British Council; A “C” (2.0) or higher grade in English I and English II on an official transcript from a U.S. college or university; Successful completion of the highest level of a Wentworth-recognized intensive English program and a recommendation from the program director. A current list of recognized programs is available at the Admissions Office.
  •  Wentworth offers limited scholarships to international students.  International students requesting F-1 status are required to submit documentation demonstrating financial ability to meet the cost of tuition, books, supplies, medical insurance, and living expenses for the first year of study at Wentworth. For the 2010-2011 academic year, the estimated total cost for twelve months for commuter students is $45,860, and for resident students is $44,710.  Proof of financial support must be presented in one of the following formats:
  •  Completed Wentworth Declaration and Certification of Finances form signed by the student’s parent or sponsor and attach a certified bank letter or credit reference from your sponsor’s bank.
  • Original signed letter of support from a recognized sponsoring embassy, agency, or organization.
  • Form I-34, Affidavit of Support with appropriate affirmation or notarization and supporting evidence.
  •  Submission of at least one letter of recommendation from an academic advisor or teacher.
  •  Submission of a personal statement (essay) of 250-500 words.
  •  A copy of your identity page of your passport.

When these items are received, an evaluation is made of the applicant’s eligibility for admission. If all requirements are met and the applicant is determined admissible, a letter of acceptance will be mailed to the student.

In order to guarantee enrollment at Wentworth, the applicant must submit payment of a tuition deposit of $150.00 and an additional $500.00 housing deposit if choosing to live on campus. Upon receipt of the tuition deposit, and housing deposit if applicable, a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20) will be issued for visa purposes. The tuition, room and board charges, and all other monies due Wentworth must be paid by one of the following methods:

  • a bank draft in United States dollars drawn on a correspondent bank with offices in the United States. Checks must be in U.S. dollars and payable in the United States
  • wiring payment to: Citizen’s Bank, indicating the swift code CTZIUS33XXX, ABA#011500120 for credit to Account Number 1312878107, to be credited to Wentworth Institute of Technology in the applicant’s name. (Be certain to inform the Admissions Office if payment is wired and to adequately identify the student, by including the student’s identification number-SID for whom the payment is intended)
  • credit card

Payment of $150.00 tuition deposit and $500.00 housing deposit reserves the student’s place in the entering class and on-campus housing. These deposits are refundable for the fall semester provided that a written request for a refund is sent to the Admissions Office postmarked by May 1 and the original I-20 Form is returned to the Admissions Office. For spring semester admission, the tuition and housing deposits are non-refundable. It should be noted that payment for each semester’s tuition, room, and board charges must be paid by the due date, or students will be prevented from registering for classes.

Each student accepted for admission to Wentworth must submit completed immunization records and enroll in the Wentworth Health Plan upon enrollment. If complete immunization and physical examination records are not submitted in full, students will not be allowed to register for classes.

Visiting/Exchange Students

Students pursuing degrees abroad at institutions with a signed articulation agreement with Wentworth Institute of Technology may apply to enroll at Wentworth for one or two semesters as a non-matriculating/exchange student with the approval of their home institution.

Visiting/exchange students are required to live on-campus and to purchase health insurance through Wentworth.

Applications for enrollment will be reviewed for academic eligibility by the appropriate academic department and by International Student Services for eligibility for non-immigrant student status.

For a student to apply to enroll as a visiting/exchange student and receive documentation needed to obtain the appropriate U.S. non-immigrant status, the following application materials must be received by International Student Services:

  • Complete official transcript showing all grades received at the home institution and any other institution of higher education the student has attended
  • Essay from the student describing his/her interest in the particular program he/she is applying for and why he/she would like to study at Wentworth in and the U.S.
  • Letter from an official at the home institution that credits earned at Wentworth Institute of Technology will count toward the student’s degree program
  • Proof of English proficiency, as accomplished through taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam or International English Testing System exam (IELTS). Minimum required scores are posted on the Wentworth website under Admissions. A statement from a home institution official that the student has been studying in English for a minimum of 2 years meets the proof of English ability requirement.
  • Financial documentation showing the student has enough readily available money to pay for tuition, living expenses, books/supplies, etc. during their studies in the U.S.
  • Copy of passport pages showing name, date of birth, country, and expiration date
  • Students applying to study in the Wentworth Architecture or Design & Facilities Departments are also required to submit a portfolio, for example drawings made for classes.

Visiting/exchange students are regarded as members of the Wentworth community and as such are encouraged to participate in campus life through engagement in student club activities, etc. Visiting/exchange students are also responsible for adhering to the Student Code of Conduct as well as any other rules set forth by the Institute.

Transfer Application Requirements

Transfer students may apply at any time, with a preferred date of June 1.

Applicants for admission must submit a completed application form to the appropriate Admissions Office. Students are encouraged to submit their application electronically via Wentworth’s Internet Home Page: www.wit.edu, via the Common Application at www.commonapp.org or by downloading an application form from www.wit.edu and submitting it via postal services. A $50.00 application processing fee will be charged for students applying using either method; payment is due at the time the application is received.

In addition to the official high school transcript or G.E.D. scores, applicants must submit official SAT or ACT scores, a letter of recommendation, and a personal statement (essay), transcript(s) from any prior college attended. Transfers who are within a year of graduation from high school must also submit the results of SAT or ACT scores.

Transfer students must have completed four years of English, algebra I, algebra II, plane geometry, one laboratory science (e.g., chemistry, physics, biology), and high school trigonometry. Pre-calculus or advanced mathematics are required for transfer students entering Computer Science or Electromechanical Engineering, unless an equivalent math course was completed on the college level and is deemed acceptable as transfer credit.

Transfer students may be required to take Wentworth’s English placement examination, unless transfer credit is granted for courses equivalent to ENGL115, English II.

Students requesting transfer credit in the design disciplines of Industrial and Interior Design or Architecture must submit a portfolio of their work for review by the department. Architecture courses will be reviewed for possible transfer from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited colleges only. Portfolios should be submitted directly to the Office of Admissions. Transcripts for design and architecture will also be reviewed for general education requirement course transfer.

Additional Guidelines - Electromechanical Engineering

As a general rule, the BELM Program Committee will use the following guidelines to evaluate potential students who wish to transfer course work from a program at Wentworth or from an accredited program (NEASC and/or TAC-ABET or EAC-ABET accreditation or equivalent) at another college or university to the Electromechanical Engineering (BELM) program.

Applicants for transfer admission to the BELM program must have (1) satisfactorily completed similar course work at an accredited (NEASC and/or TAC-ABET or EAC-ABET accreditation or equivalent) college or university and (2) have a minimum of 2.5 out of a 4.0 grade point average for all mathematics and physics courses.

The BELM Program Committee has deemed it unacceptable to accept for academic credit or advanced standing, any work related (life) experience unless it is documented by an appropriate AP examination

College of Professional and Continuing Education Application Requirements

General Requirements

Applicants for admission must submit an official transcript of record from a recognized high school.

The high school equivalency diploma of a state education department or of a high school may be substituted for high school graduation. Students can submit official G.E.D. scores to the College of Professional and Continuing Education office.

Applicants who have attended college must submit an official transcript of their final record from each college they have previously attended, if available.

All students who are required to complete the English and/or mathematics sequences at Wentworth are required to take Wentworth’s English and mathematics placement examinations. Wentworth reserves the right to be the exclusive judge of the acceptability of any applicant for admission to its programs of study.

CPCE applicants who are deficient in mathematics, or who feel they require a refresher course, may qualify for admission to a program by taking preparatory course. MATH120 Basic Algebra, offered through CPCE. Complete information may be obtained by calling 617-989-4300.

Applicants can also be admitted on a non-matriculating basis to take individual courses. Acceptance to take a course is based on an evaluation of the student’s previous academic experience. Non-matriculating students may not take more than 16 credits without special permission of the Dean. Refer to page XXX for additional information.

Specific Requirements

In addition to the general requirements listed above, applicants should have satisfactorily completed the following: four years of high school English, algebra I, algebra II, plane geometry, a laboratory science (e.g., chemistry, physics, biology), drafting (recommended for students entering Architectural Technology).

Applicants for admission to a baccalaureate program must possess the required number of semester credit hours as indicated for the program of admission. What does this mean?

Applicants must also fulfill specific requirements, depending on the program to which they are applying. Please refer to the program of your choice in this section for specific requirements.

Applicants to professional certificate programs are required to submit an application as well as a current resume. A $50 application fee is required for applicants to all programs.

Transfer Requirements

To qualify for a transfer credit evaluation at Wentworth, an applicant must:

  • have taken the course at an accredited institution.
  • have received a final grade of “C” (2.00 out of 4.00) or better in that course
  • provide an official transcript of the student’s record in the course
  • provide course descriptions from their college catalog if requested

For incoming students, transfer credit is evaluated by the Transfer Credit Coordinator in the Student Service Center. The student may be requested to submit a current catalog (or copy of pertinent sections) that lists the course descriptions and credit hours from the institution at the time they took this academic work to CPCE Admissions Counselor. Transfer credit is applied to the applicant’s record upon admission to the Institute for a specific program of study. The Transfer Coordinator determines if the course content and credit hours are equivalent to the Wentworth course and, at his/her discretion, may review and amend the transfer credit subject to a student’s performance and available credits.

Special Requirements – Professional Land Surveying

Acceptance into the PLS program is by application and requires an associate or bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Forestry, Environment Sciences, Geology, or a related field. Related degrees and/or significant professional experience will also be considered for acceptance. (In all cases, prerequisites must be met for PLS acceptance).

Applicants must submit an application package, including both high school and college transcripts and a professional resume.

English and Math Placement

English Placement

An English placement exam is required for all new day program first-year students and transfer students who have not received transfer credit for ENGL100. The exam is administered online and graded by English faculty members from the Humanities, Social Sciences and Management department.

Based on the results of the exam, students may be placed in one of three courses: ENGL020, English Language Skills; ENGL100, English I; or ENGL125, Honors English I. Students must then complete an English sequence as detailed under Graduation Requirements on page 57. All Arioch Scholars are eligible to begin their English sequence with ENGL125.

International students are typically placed into ENGL013, College Writing: International. Students then must complete a specific English sequence as detailed under Graduation Requirements on page 57.

CPCE students take their English placement exam during the first meeting of ENGL105, English Composition. Students are then placed into that class or into ENGL025, English Language and Composition Skills. Students must then complete a specific English sequence as detailed under Graduation Requirements on page 57.

Math Placement

New day program students are placed into their initial math course based on the highest score attained on the math portion of the SAT. Students who are placed into a math course higher than the initial course for their degree program will get a waiver for the preceding courses, but must earn the credit hours by taking elective courses.

Transfer students are placed in math courses based on math courses completed prior to matriculating at Wentworth. If no math transfer credit is granted, placement is based on the student’s highest SAT math score.

CPCE program applicants must complete an online math placement test no later than one full week prior to the start of the semester and before registering for MATH225, College Mathematics A. Applicants who receive transfer credit for MATH225 or who have been advised to enroll in Basic Algebra (MATH120) are not required to complete the test. Each section of the exam will only be given to a student once a semester.

The exam consists of three sections:

  • Section I - College Mathematics A
  • Section II - College Mathematics B
  • Section III - College Mathematics C

All students must take Section I of the exam. Students are not required to take the other sections unless they are seeking placement into a higher level of mathematics. A student who passes both sections of the exam will be awarded advanced standing credit for College Mathematics A and advised that he/she may advance in the sequence of mathematics courses. Students requiring remediation will be advised of their options regarding preparatory course work available. If a student in College Mathematics A, B, or C feels that he/she could test out of a mathematics course, he/she should contact CPCE to arrange to take a comprehensive mathematics placement exam.

Transfer Credit

Recognizing that students can acquire some of the prerequisite learning and competency skills outside of Wentworth’s learning environment, applicants and matriculated students may petition the Institute to approve the substitution of equivalent and documented collegiate or professional experiences for specific courses in the published curriculum.

Advanced Placement Testing Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) test scores of 3, 4, and 5 are acceptable for credit. AP Biology credit will be allowed as a general or science elective. In addition to the list of courses below, the Electromechanical Engineering (BELM) program will also accept AP credit for Engineering Physics I and II (PHYS310 and 320) and Computer Science I using (COMP120). The following is the list of Wentworth courses for which AP credit will be accepted

Biology (general or science elective)
CHEM100 Chemistry I (or)
CHEM110 Chemistry A
CHEM360 Chemistry I

COMP120 Computer Science I using C
COMP200 Computer Science II using C

ECON110 Economics

ENGL100 English I (or)
ENGL105 English Composition
ENGL115 English II

HIST125 Ancient World Civilizations
HIST126 Modern World Civilizations
HIST130 U.S. History to 1877
HIST140 Modern U.S. History

MATH130 Statistics
MATH205 College Mathematics I
MATH250 Precalculus
MATH265 Engineering Mathematics
MATH280 Calculus I
MATH290 Calculus II

PHYS210 College Physics I
PHYS220 College Physics II

PSYC110 Psychology

POLS150 Intro to American Government

AP credit in the following subject areas will be allowed as a general elective:

Art (History of Art, Studio Drawing, 2-D Design, 3-D Design)

Human Geography

Language (French, German, or Spanish)

Latin - Vergil

Literature (French, Latin, or Spanish)

Music Theory

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The following is a list of acceptable examinations. The student must achieve a “C” grade or better as a “Mean Scaled Score.”

Wentworth Course CLEP Subject Exam
ECON110, Economics Introductory Macroeconomics or Introductory Microeconomics
ENGL115, English II English Literature or Analysis and Interpretation of Literature or American Literature
HIST125, Ancient World Civilization Western Civilization I
HIST126, Modern World Civilization Western Civilization II
HIST130, U.S. History to 1877 American History I
HIST140, Modern U.S. History American History II
POLS150, Intro to American Government American Government
PSYC110, Psychology Introductory Psychology
SOCL105, Sociology Introductory Sociology

Course Credit

To earn transfer course credit at Wentworth, an applicant:

  • must have been admitted to the Institute for a specific program of study
  • provide college catalog with a course description
  • provide an official transcript of the student’s record in the course
  • receive a final grade of “C” (2.00 out of 4.00) or better in that course
  • must have taken the course at a regionally accredited institution and in some cases from an accredited program

Courses taken more than ten years prior to the student’s enrollment at Wentworth is not normally allowed.

Students should send an official copy of their transcript from all previous institutions to the Transfer Credit Coordinator in the Student Service Center. The coordinator, in conjunction with the academic department of the student’s major, will review the transcript and assign transfer credit as appropriate.

Students requesting credit for course work completed in Architecture, Industrial Design or Interior Design must submit a portfolio of their work to be reviewed by the academic department. Architecture courses will be reviewed for possible transfer from National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited colleges only. Students should submit their portfolio to the Office and Admissions and then contact the department directly to schedule a review of their portfolio.

International Baccalaureate Exams

The following is a list of acceptable examinations and Wentworth courses for which advanced placement credit may be obtained. Scores of 5, 6, and 7 are acceptable for credit.

WIT Course International Baccalaureate Exam
General Elective Language A2
General Elective Language B
Philosophy
ECON110, Economics Economics
Lower Level Social Science Geography
History SL (Standard Level)
History HL (High Level)
Social Anthropology
PSYC110, Psychology Psychology
MATH205 and MATH250 Advanced Mathematics*
MATH205, MATH250 & MATH280 Mathematics Higher Level*
Mathematical Methods (with Calculus Option)

*Advanced Placement Credit for IB Math courses is dependent on math placement based on SAT scores.

Military Service

To qualify for advanced standing credit, students must provide their DD214, and any other official documentation of military service.

Professional or Industrial Work Experience

To qualify for advanced standing credit or a course waiver based on professional or industrial work experience, a student must be admitted into the Institute for a specific program of study and submit the following in the form of a portfolio:

  • A written narrative detailing how the work experience has met course objectives
  • documentation detailing the years, type, location, and skills and competencies gained from that experience
  • a letter of verification from the applicant’s immediate supervisor or another person qualified by training and experience to comment on the applicant’s acquired skills and competencies for which they have petitioned to receive a course waiver or advanced standing credit
  • other supporting documents as necessary

Copies of professional licenses may also be submitted.  The student may also be required to take an examination.  Students should present all documentation to their academic department head.

Graduate Program Admissions

Master of Architecture

Application Process

Wentworth Institute of Technology offers a Master of Architecture (M. Arch) degree, a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB). Students who have completed a four-year NAAB-based pre-professional Bachelor of Arts or Science in Architecture degree or its international equivalent (as established by the Canberra Accord on Architectural Education) may apply online at www.wit.edu.

A fifty dollar ($50) non-refundable application fee must be submitted with the application. Applications are accepted for the fall semester only. The deadline for receipt of a complete application packet is January 15. The minimum overall GPA for admission to the program is 3.0 or permission of the Department.

Students graduating from Wentworth’s Bachelor of Science in Architecture program and who achieve a minimum departmental (non-elective ARCH courses from1st through 3rd years only) GPA of 3.2 will automatically be accepted into the M. Arch program for the following year. These students need only submit an application and official transcript(s). Automatic acceptance applies only to applicants currently enrolled in Wentworth’s bachelor level architecture program.

International students should refer to page XXX for specific requirements regarding international student admission. A TOEFL score of 525 (paper based) or 197 (computer-based), or higher, is required for all programs. All transcripts of course work completed outside the United States must be evaluated by a reputable evaluation service.

The following terminology is used to distinguish candidate status:

  • Internal Candidate: An applicant currently enrolled in Wentworth’s Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree program or who has graduated from this program within one year of the application deadline.
  • External Candidate: An applicant who received their Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from Wentworth more than one year prior to the application deadline, or an applicant from a four-year NAAB-based pre-professional Bachelor of Arts or Science in Architecture degree or its equivalent.

Application Requirements

All application materials must be completed in English and the candidate should keep a copy of all application materials. The following application materials must be delivered to the Admissions Office by January 15 as a complete application packet:

  1. Official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school graduation, along with a statement of your rank in the class, and in your department, if available. If you are currently enrolled in a program, ask the registrar of the Institute to include a list of classes in which you are currently registered. The transcript(s) must be sealed in an envelope from the registrar’s office; loose or opened transcripts will not be accepted.
  2. GRE general test scores for external candidates only. They are not required for internal candidates.
  3. Completed online application (www.wit.edu) and a $50.00 non-refundable application fee.
  4. Submit a statement of intent detailing your interest in studying architecture on the graduate level and your intended career/professional goals.
  5. References/letters of recommendations:
    1. a. Internal candidates must include on the application form the names and contact information (address, phone, e-mail) for two people who may be contacted as references (in lieu of letters of recommendation). References should be individuals who can judge your potential success in the study of architecture on the graduate level. Letters of recommendation should not be submitted by internal candidates.
    2. b. External candidates must submit two letters of recommendation with their application, using the recommendation form available for download with the online application. Recommendations should come from individuals who can judge your potential success in the study of architecture on the graduate level. Each recommender must return the recommendation to you in a sealed envelope with their signature across the back flap of the envelope; loose or opened letters of recommendation will not be accepted.
  6. Professional portfolios should contain work that demonstrates your proficiency in architecture and reflect the full range of your creative, research, and technical skills. Please observe the following requirements when creating your portfolio:
  •  
    •  May be no smaller than 6x9 inches and no larger than 9x12 inches
    •  Must lay flat; attached objects, foldouts, and unbound pages are not permitted
    •  Must have a front and back cover
    •  Applicant’s name must be clearly printed on the front cover
    •  May not contain more than 15 interior pages (15 pages equals 30 sides)
    •  Must be bound on one side using professional quality binding techniques
    •  May not include CD’s, DVD’s, or other non-printed materials

Note that portfolios will not be returned. Electronic portfolios will not be accepted.

Admissions Decisions

Completed applications for the M. Arch program are reviewed by the Architecture Department. Notification on the outcome of the admissions process occurs by April 1 for admission to the following fall semester. Accepted students must indicate their decision to enroll in writing by no later than May 1, accompanied by a $200.00 tuition deposit and a $500.00 housing deposit. The tuition and housing deposits are non-refundable after May 1. Admissions decisions are mailed to the address provided on the application form. Acceptances may not be deferred.

Wentworth Institute of Technology reserves the right to be the exclusive judge of the acceptability of any applicant for admission to its programs of study. Admission decisions for the M. Arch program are final. All acceptances are contingent upon successful completion of the specified undergraduate degree program and maintenance of the minimum GPA standard.

Master of Science in Construction Management

Application Process

 Wentworth Institute of Technology offers a part-time Master of Science in Construction Management. Students with a bachelor’s degree from an American Council of Construction Education (ACCE) accredited program in Construction Management may apply online at www.wit.edu. Students with a bachelor’s degree in another discipline may also apply but will be required to demonstrate competencies in accounting, construction estimating, construction scheduling, project management, and general management by submitting proof of completion of undergraduate coursework, a prior learning assessment portfolio or by completing a construction management certificate. A fifty dollar ($50) non-refundable application fee must be submitted with the application. Applications are accepted for the fall semester only. The deadline for receipt of a complete application packet is May 1. Applications received after the May 1 deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis. The minimum overall GPA for admission to the program is 3.0 or by permission of the department.

Admissions Requirements

All application materials must be completed in English and the candidate should keep a copy of all application materials. The following application materials must be delivered to the Admissions Office by May 1 as a complete application packet:

  1. Official transcripts from all institutions attended after high school graduation, If you are currently enrolled in a program, ask the registrar of the Institute to include a list of classes in which you are currently registered. The transcript(s) must be sealed in an envelope from the registrar’s office; loose or opened transcripts will not be accepted.
  2. Results of the GRE or GMAT exam.
  3. Completed online application and submitted a $50.00 non-refundable application fee.
  4. At least one year of verifiable work experience in the construction industry. The completion of two college level cooperative education experience in the construction industry can substitute for the one year work experience.
  5. Two references/letters of recommendations from an employer /supervisor.

Admissions Decisions

Completed applications for the MSCM program are reviewed by the Civil and Construction Department. Notification on the outcome of the admissions process occurs by May 22 for admission to the following fall semester. Accepted students must indicate their decision to enroll in writing by no later than June 22, accompanied by a non-refundable $200.00 tuition deposit. Candidates who apply after the May 1 deadline are reviewed on a space available basis and, if admitted, will receive a response within three weeks of the receipt of the completed application packet along with details in regards to the intent to enroll and deposit dates.

Wentworth Institute of Technology reserves the right to be the exclusive judge of the acceptability of any applicant for admission to its programs of study. Admission decisions for the M. Arch and MSCM programs are final.  All acceptances are contingent upon successful completion of the specified undergraduate degree program and maintenance of the minimum GPA standard.

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