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At Wentworth, our commitment to inclusive excellence has allowed us to build a rich, diverse community. We attract students from over 64 countries around the world — these international students comprise 7% of our total enrollment and a total of 24% of our students identify as ALANA (African, LatinX, Asian, or Native American). We offer a welcoming, supportive environment in which to live and learn, and provide a range of services to help with your transition to life in the United States.

Our team is available to help with your F-1 student visa process and answer any of your questions! We partner with International Student Services & Engagement who supports the international student experience during your time at Wentworth.

First Year Application Deadlines

Early Action 1 
Apply by: November 1

Early Action 2 
Apply by: January 1

Regular Decision 
Apply by: February 1

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Transferring to Wentworth?

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We welcome international transfer students! We combine top-notch academics with real-world experience — so you can start accelerating your career even before you graduate. Our students take advantage of the built-in co-op opportunities to get real-world experience before they graduate, and through STEM-designated programs, international students studying on an F-1 visa are able to extend their OPT work opportunity for an additional 24 month. 

Application Deadlines: 
Spring entrance - November 15 
Fall entrance - July 1 

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Make It Happen

We prepare our students with the professional skills and experience to make an impact as soon as they graduate. We hope you'll join us.

Application Requirements

  • Recommendations (Optional)
  • Official Transcripts
  • Demonstration of English Proficiency
  • Interviews (Optional)
  • SAT/ACT Scores (Optional)
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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!

  • Application Form

    Apply online. There is a $50 application fee, with secure server transaction available for credit card payment.

    If you qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status, learn more about applying and requirements.

  • 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

  • Official Transcripts

    The official transcripts of secondary education must bear an official signature, in ink, of the appropriate official of your school, such as the registrar or recorder of records. They must also bear the institution's seal.

    If the documents are in a language other than English, they must be accompanied by official English translations.

    Official transcripts, secondary school exams and English translations can be submitted by any of the following methods:

    • Naviance or Parchment Exchange: If your secondary school (high school) uses Naviance or Parchment Exchange, then your school can upload transcripts and/or secondary school exams electronically through the Common Application. Documents received electronically through Naviance or Parchment Exchange are considered official.
    • Email: Your counselor or your teacher may email copies of your transcripts directly to with an official school email account. Please note that we do not accept transcripts as official unless they are sent directly from the school.
    • Mail: The institution can mail the original official transcripts and English translations to Wentworth:

    Wentworth Undergraduate Admissions
    550 Huntington Ave.
    Boston, MA 02115

  • Preliminary Declaration of Finances

    All students who will be studying on an F-1 Student Visa are required to submit financial documentation at the time of application. Once you have submitted your application, you will be prompted to submit a Preliminary Declaration of Finances in your Admissions Portal confirming available funds in the amount of $25,000 ( funds can be in the form of savings deposits, checking accounts, or a signed bank letter). 

    These documents can be unofficial at this time. Please note that this is an unofficial preliminary declaration of finance form. An official form demonstrating full tuition and expense costs will be required at the time of issuing an I-20.

    Admission at Wentworth is contingent upon ability to provide above documentation.

  • Additional Requirements for Transfer Students

    • College Transfer Report
    • Official college transcript(s)
    • Wentworth Institute of Technology requires that applicants with coursework or degrees from a non-U.S. university have their transcript evaluated for potential transfer credit. Students must obtain a professional transcript evaluation from one of the following companies and order a Course-by-Course Report
    • All transfer students (U.S. and non-U.S. universities) must also provide a catalog or syllabus form each post-secondary school attended containing course descriptions for all classes completed. If the documents are in a language other than English, they must be accompanied by the official English translations. All records should indicate the number of lecture and/or laboratory hours per week and the grade received for each course.
  • 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.
  • Interviews (Optional)

    We would love to get to know you and hear your unfiltered voice. As a result, international applicants are welcome to schedule a one-on-one session with our international admissions counselor to talk about your academic interests, extracurricular activities or ask any questions you have about Wentworth.

    You can also demonstrate your communication skills and ability to converse about academic topics through InitialView, which conducts an unscripted conversation and proctors an open-ended writing sample. Learn more about InitialView.

  • SAT and/or ACT (Optional)

    Both SAT and ACT scores are NOT required for international applicants. If you do wish to submit your official scores we will be glad to add them to your file. Please note scores must be sent directly from the College Board or ACT to be considered official.

  • Required Immigration Documentation

    If you are admitted and accepted to Wentworth, we will send you information on obtaining an I-20 application which will allow you to apply for your visa.

    For the I-20 you will need:

    • A copy of your passport biographical page
    • Declaration of Finances: International applicants must complete the Declaration of Finances and document their ability to meet all educational and personal expenses. 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). 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 Institute of Technology. Need-based financial aid is not available to international students.
    • Bank Letter in English and less than 6 months old on bank letterhead and providing proof of total funding to USD $64,818. We suggest you get at least 2 original letters as you will need them for your visa as well. See example.
    • Additional requirements for international SEVIS transfer students

Funding your International Education

We offer many opportunities for you to help fund your education at Wentworth.

  • Merit Scholarship Opportunities

    International students are able to receive merit scholarships based on their academic successes in secondary school. To read more about our scholarship opportunities, please visit  

  • Working on Campus

    International students are eligible to work on-campus through our Leopard Work program, though positions are not guaranteed. You will not be able to secure an on-campus job before the start of class, but there will be a job fair in the first few weeks of semester for you to learn about various Wentworth job options.  

  • Advanced Academic Standing

    Students who have taken AP or IB courses in secondary school may receive credit for these classes at Wentworth. This advanced academic standing could allow you to more easily have a double major, graduate early, or start your 4+1 Double Leopard (bachelors and accelerated masters) early, saving time on your studies and therefore saving money. Visit… for more details.  

  • 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 supplementary scholarships for students in Latin America and the Caribbean

Get in Touch

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

WhatsApp: +1-857-352-1060

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