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Make it Real at Wentworth

Wentworth welcomes curious, proactive, action-oriented and career-minded students who want to get things done. The troubleshooters who enjoy rolling up their sleeves to find solutions to today's problems, big and small. You’re the kind of person who would like to help the world work better. And we want to guide you on that path.

We prepare our students with the professional skills and experience to make an impact as soon as they graduate. If you come in with a dream, our goal is to help you make it real with knowledge, contacts, tools, and co-ops. Our graduates will be the first to tell you: you can make it here. Welcome home.

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As a Wentworth graduate, you will find yourself in high demand for positions that require technical, leadership, and collaborative skills. The curriculum, the co-ops, and the hands-on experiences deliver all of that, as does our extraordinary network of support systems.

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When to Apply

Early Action 1
Apply by: November 1
Notified by: December 15

Early Action 2
Apply by: January 1
Notified by: February 15

Regular Decision
Apply by: February 1
Notified by: April 1

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Make It Happen

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How to Apply

First Year students use the Common Application to apply. Click to view all of our requirements and deadlines.

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Plan Your Visit

We believe in getting you out of the classroom and into the labs and studios. Come check us out through in-person and virtual experiences.

Get in Touch

We can't wait to get to know you. Contact our team with any questions you may have about Wentworth.

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How to Apply

First Year students can apply to Wentworth using the Common Application. 

  • Deadlines

    Early Action 1
    Apply by: November 1
    Notified by: December 15

    Early Action 2
    Apply by: January 1
    Notified by: February 15

    Regular Decision
    Apply by: February 1
    Notified by: April 1

    All application deadlines are non-binding, non-restrictive. Wentworth encourages you to apply when you feel ready to hit submit and all rounds are reviewed in the same way, there is simply a difference in timing for you as the applicant.

  • Official Transcripts

    An official high school transcript or G.E.D. scores. Please note that transcripts are considered official only if sent directly from your high school.

  • Recommendation Letters

    Letters of recommendation at Wentworth are optional.  If applicants would like to submit a letter of recommendation, we will accept up to two recommendations from guidance counselors, teachers, employers, or coaches. Email letters of recommendation to admissions@wit.edu.

  • Extracurricular Activities

    How you spend your time above and beyond academics is important to us! Be sure to include your participation in community service activities, athletic teams, employment and involvement in clubs and organizations, as well as any family commitments you may have.   

  • Prerequisites

    You must complete a mathematics course of study through the Algebra II level, at least one laboratory science course (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, or Physics), and four years of English. 

    Students applying for Applied Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or any Engineering program must also have taken a minimum of Pre-Calculus. 

  • Submitting Additional Documents

    Support materials from schools should be uploaded through the appropriate channels. Wentworth will be sure to match the documents to your application upon receipt. Any additional materials can be emailed to admissions@wit.edu.

  • Test Optional (SAT/ACT) Information

    Wentworth adopted a test-optional admissions policy in 2018 as part of its institutional commitment to inclusive excellence. We encourage students of all backgrounds to pursue their passions, especially in the science and engineering fields where women, students of color and first generation students have been historically underrepresented.  Below are some frequently asked questions to address questions you may have. If you do not see your questions addressed here, please feel free to contact us at admissions@wit.edu or 617-989-4000. 

    All applicants are eligible for test optional admissions, with the exception of home-schooled applicants and applicants attending a high school that employs a narrative assessment of course performance and does not provide grades on a 4.0 scale.

    International students are not required to submit SAT/ACT scores but must show proof of English proficiency. Please see the English Proficiency Requirements.

    If you feel that your SAT/ACT scores will strengthen your application, then you should submit the scores. If you feel that the SAT/ACT scores are not a reflection of your academic ability and would prefer the admissions committee review your admissions file based on your high school performance, extracurricular activities, and personal qualities as evidenced in your essay and letter of recommendation then you may decide not to submit the scores.

    Regardless of submitting test scores, all accepted students are considered for merit scholarships based on overall academic performance. 

  • Additional Information for Specific Applicants

     
  • After You Apply

    Once you submit your application, watch your email for a confirmation from Wentworth. You will be able to check your admissions portal throughout the process to confirm we have everything we need, your decision letter, and more!