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Whether studying online or on campus, our international graduate students add a rich cultural diversity to our programs. We welcome students from across the city and around the world and provide resources to help each student thrive during their time with us. To apply, please note the requirements below and keep the following deadlines in mind:

Fall 2024 Regular Application: July 15

Spring 2025 Application Deadline: December 1


We encourage all international graduate applicants to apply as early as possible due to the additional documents required.

If you have any questions, please contact a Graduate Admissions counselor or email



Engineering, Computing & Data Science:

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Data Science 
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

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Architecture & Management:

  • Architecture
  • Business Analytics
  • Facility Management
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management

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How to Apply for International Students

If you have questions about the application process, please contact us at any time. We are happy to help!

  • Statement of Purpose

    All applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose as part of their application. Please use the following prompts:

    • Master's of Architecture: 
      • Describe an architectural topic or issue which you could envision exploring as a thesis topic during your Master's program. Explain its relevance to you and how architecture can address the identified issue. (300 words) 
      • Identify and describe a place you have visited in which architecture made a strong impression on you and why. (300 words) 
    • All Other Graduate Programs: 
      • What inspired you to enter a graduate program in this field? (300 words) 
      • What are your career aspirations?  How do you expect a graduate degree will help you achieve these goals?  (300 words) 
  • Recommendation Letters

    Letters of recommendation should be strictly professional or academic. They can come from a professor or a supervisor from a work or volunteer experience. Letters of recommendation should not come from friends, family, or family friends.

    • Master's of Architecture:
      • Two letters of recommendation are required
    • All Other Graduate Programs:
      • One letter of recommendation is required.  
  • Official Transcripts

    Applicants must request that their undergraduate degree-awarding institution send an official transcript to

    or you may mail to:
    Attn: Graduate Admissions
    Wentworth Institute of Technology
    550 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115

  • Resume

    A professional resume or CV is required. You may include the following:

    • Work experience (internships, co-ops, etc.)
    • Clubs and organizations
    • Volunteer experience
    • Skills
    • Certificates
  • Credential Evaluation

    Wentworth Institute of Technology requires that applicants with coursework or degrees from a non-U.S. university have their transcript evaluated. Students must obtain a professional transcript evaluation from one of the following companies:

    *We recognize that there are some schools that are unable to provide official transcripts at this time. If you have an unofficial copy of your foreign transcript, please use SpanTran for your course-by-course evaluation and transcript verification. 

  • English Proficiency

    • All applicants for whom English is not a first language must show proof of English proficiency. Please see the English Proficiency Requirements for complete details.
    • Please note that official results of the TOEFL must be sent directly to Wentworth through the Educational Testing Service (ETS) or the College Board. Wentworth's school code is 3958. If you choose to take the IELTS exam official results must be sent to the school. Photocopies and scans are not acceptable.


Required Immigration Documents For Form I-20 (For Accepted and Deposited Students Only)

  • Passport

    Please submit a copy of your passport biographical page. Please include passport copies for any dependents accompanying you.

  • Declaration of Finances

    Wentworth is required by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to verify the financial resources of students prior to issuing a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20). International applicants must complete the Declaration of Finance and document their ability to meet all educational and personal expenses for one academic year. While you are required to provide funding documents only for your first year of study, you should develop a financial plan for your entire program of study. Although students are permitted to work on campus during the academic year, they should not expect employment to be a significant means of support while attending Wentworth. Financial assistance is not available to international students. 

    If dependents will be accompanying you, you must show an additional $10,000 per year for your spouse and $6,000 per year for each child.  


    Please use the Declaration of Finances for your corresponding school:

    Declaration of Finances for the School of Architecture

    Declaration of Finances for the School of Computing and Data Science

    Declaration of Finances for the School of Engineering

    Declaration of Finances for the School of Management

  • Financial Documents

    The financial information you provide will be included in your SEVIS record and used to certify your eligibility for your F-1 visa. By submitting these documents to Wentworth, you are attesting to the availability of financial resources to fully support your education. Knowingly providing documents that are not genuine, accurate or representative of your financial means may result in your visa being denied.  

    Types of financial documents we accept: 

    • Personal or sponsor bank statement or bank letter. Must be in English with names clearly printed, include the total funds available in the account and clearly state the currency. Documents must be dated within the past six months. If your document is not in English, please include an official translation. 
    • Approved loans: please include confirmation of loan approval and not just the loan application.  
    • Scholarship letter(s) from government sources or other scholarship-granting agencies, clearly indicating your name, scholarship year or dates, and covered amounts. 
    • Please submit an affidavit of support if your sponsor is a non-blood relative.

    Types of financial documents we do not accept: 

    • Income tax or salary statements 
    • Lines of credit from credit cards
    • Statement regarding assets that are not available in liquid cash amounts 
    • Property deeds or rental agreements 
    • Investment or stock portfolios 
  • If you are currently in the United States on an F-1 Visa

    Please complete this SEVIS Transfer-In-Form and give it to your current International Student Advisor to return to Wentworth as soon as possible.

Funding Your Education

  • Merit Scholarships

    International graduate students are eligible for merit scholarships and fellowship opportunities. Please refer to the Funding your Graduate Education page for more information:

  • Monthly Payment Plan

    You can enroll in a monthly payment plan that will give you more flexibility when paying for your education. More information can be found here:  

  • Outside Scholarships

    There are many outside scholarship and loan options that you can find online. Here is a list of programs and resources that can be helpful in learning about outside funding opportunities for international students:

    • NAFSA: provides information and resources around scholarships and aid for international students

    • EducationUSA: has advisors in every country – contact your local office, and they may know some opportunities that are local to you

    • Last Mile Education Fund: scholarship database for students who are already enrolled in a STEM related degree program in the United States

    • Career One Stop: scholarship search engine provided by the US Department of Labor, includes scholarships for international students

    • EduPass: provides a guide for international students studying in the United States

    • National Science Foundation: lists grants that can be available for international students

    • The Rotary Foundation: provides a variety of scholarships to study aboard

    • The Rowe Fund: program of the Organization of American States offers supplementary scholarships for students in Latin America and the Caribbean

Get in Touch

We know going back to school is a big decision. You have questions; we have answers. Connect via email, phone or schedule an appointment with one of our counselors. 

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