Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

Everything You Need to Know about Applying to Wentworth

Wentworth Institute of Technology welcomes a diverse and talented incoming class each and every year. Students seeking technology-focused careers and who appreciate the role of technology in society find their way to the Wentworth campus in the heart of Boston.

Wentworth practices rolling admissions, which means we review applications as they are received. The application priority deadline for completed applications is December 15. After this date, some programs may be closed to further applications, please check with the Admissions Office for space availability in the area of your interest.

Undergraduate applicants are reviewed based on the following criteria:

What You’ll Need to Submit

An Application

Your Official Transcripts

Recommendation Letters

Personal Statement/Essay

Extracurricular Activities 


Additional Information for Specific Applicants

Test-Optional Information

During the 2018-2019 academic year, members of Wentworth’s Enrollment Management Division, in collaboration with a Faculty Senate sub-committee, the Enrollment and Admissions Committee, began to explore becoming a test optional university. Following external and internal research, along with discussions with test optional peer institutions, Wentworth will become a SAT/ACT test optional university beginning with the class of Fall 2020.

Below are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) asked of the Wentworth Admissions Office.  This FAQ is intended to address the most common questions received and in a brief manner.  If you do not see your questions addressed here, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at admissions@wit.edu or 617-989-4000.

Why SAT/ACT Test Optional?

Are All Applicants Eligible for SAT/ACT Test Optional?

How Do I Decide Whether to Submit SAT/ACT Test Scores?

Will My Potential for Admittance be Affected if I Do Not Submit SAT/ACT Test Scores?

Am I Eligible for Merit Scholarships if I don’t submit SAT/ACT Test Scores?