Student Success Story

"I returned to school because I was at a crossroads in my career. I had no room for further growth without a college education and I felt that Wentworth was a great choice because they have a reputation of providing the skills necessary for success in the workplace."

Rich Rago, CPCE student

Transferable Credits

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  • If you’re applying for an Associate Degree, Wentworth allows you to receive credit for up to 50% of your total program. This means you can transfer up to 32 credits out of the total 64 credits into the program, if applicable.
  • If you’re applying for a Bachelor's Degree, Wentworth allows you to transfer up to 80 credits into the 128 credit program, if applicable.
  • If you're applying for a Master's Degree, Wentworth allows you to transfer up to six credits into the program, if applicable.
  • Please note:  Certificate and Workforce Training and Development students are NOT eligible to receive transfer credits into their program.

A credit transfer evaluation will be completed for you upon application and acceptance into the program.

How To Transfer Credits

Transferring credits from other colleges, universities, or technical schools

Once you apply and are accepted in an associate or bachelor's degree program at Wentworth, we ask you to send your previous high school and college transcripts to the following address:

Wentworth Institute of Technology
College of Professional and Continuing Education
ATTN: Continuing Education Admissions
550 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

We will then send your transcripts to the transfer credit evaluator, and e-mail you a report of exactly what classes are eligible for transfer into your program.

Passing a CLEP (College Level Examination Program) or DANTES (Proficiency Test) examination in a relevant subject

For more questions, please contact our office at 617-989-4300 or e-mail CPCE@wit.edu.

Petitioning for credit based on professional or industrial experience

After your transfer credit evaluation is complete, you will be notified by your admissions counselor if you are eligible to petition for credit based on professional or industrial experience. If applicable, you will need to provide your employment and education background, letters of verification, and a supporting documentation portfolio. Selected courses from approved apprenticeship are also eligible for course credit. For more information, please contact our office at 617-989-4300 or e-mail CPCE@wit.edu.

Please note that graduate programs are excluded from eligibility for Prior Learning Assessment.

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