Undergraduate Transfer Students
Lecture halls and textbooks just not cutting it for your professional goals? Maybe you’re a builder, an inventor, a tinkerer. Or a troubleshooter who enjoys rolling up your sleeves to find solutions. That’s exactly why so many students transfer to Wentworth. Driven by curiosity and fueled by passion, we combine top-notch academics with real-world experience — so you can start accelerating your career even before you graduate. We are a school designed for people like you.
Make It Here
You are always imagining, building, inventing—even just in your head. You are a “What If” kind of person who believes the world could work better.
What we look for in transfer applicants:
- Academic achievement – We look at high school and college transcripts; a typical admitted transfer student at Wentworth has an average GPA of 3.0 or better.
- Personal qualities – We look for those who are motivated to succeed. We get the full picture from your personal statement or essay, interests and activities.
Make it Happen
Make a 30-minute appointment to virtually meet with representatives from Wentworth's Admissions and Registrar’s Offices to have all your questions answered about the application and enrollment process.
Transfer Information Sessions
Attend a transfer information session to learn more about the transfer process and what it means to join the Wentworth community. Sessions will be held on Zoom.
Transfer Credit Guide
Use the handy evaluation tool from CollegeSource to find out how your credits may transfer to Wentworth from another institution.
We have a Transfer Agreements in place with Massachusetts Bay Community College and Roxbury Community College. Benefits of transfer agreement commonly include transfer of all college-level course work and/or guaranteed admission.
Transfer Application Requirements
Because so many students decide to transfer to Wentworth, we’ve streamlined the process to make it as easy as possible. We’ll evaluate your application based on academic achievement and personal qualities. Here’s how it works.
✓ The Online Application
Spring 2024 entrance - November 1, 2023
Fall 2024 entrance - July 1, 2024
Spring 2024 entrance - December 15, 2023
Fall 2024 entrance - August 1, 2024
✓ Your High School Transcript
Your final official high school transcript and official college transcripts. Please note that transcripts are considered official only if sent directly from your high school and/or previous college.
Note: If you are a first-semester college student, you will need to submit a Midterm Grade Report.
Recommendation Letters (Optional)
☐ Letters of Recommendation
Letters of recommendation at Wentworth are optional. If applicants would like to submit a letter of recommendation, we will accept letters from a professor or other professionals familiar with their academic abilities.
✓ Transfer College Report
The Transfer College Report is a student conduct records form that prior institution(s) will send to Undergraduate Admissions. This document must be completed by a college official who is responsible for maintaining student disciplinary records and will indicate whether or not there have been any disciplinary infractions at your college or university.
☐ Personal Statement
You may submit your essay with your application, or send it separately by mail or email. The required length is 250-500 words. Please make sure your name is included on your essay.
Be sure to include your participation in community service activities, athletic teams, employment and involvement in clubs and organizations.
Prerequisites & Portfolios
Please take a look at our Transfer Credit Guide for more information of how your credits may transfer to Wentworth from another institution.
- 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.
Applied Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science, or Engineering Students
- Must have completed a minimum of Pre-Calculus.
Architecture, Industrial or Interior Design Students
- All students seeking to transfer into Architecture, Industrial or Interior Design programs are initially admitted as first year design students.
Students applying to the Architecture, Industrial Design, or Interior Design program who wish to have applicable coursework from another institution(s) considered for transfer credit are required to submit a portfolio of their work for review by the faculty of the School of Architecture and Design.
A portfolio is a single, well-organized document that combines images and texts laid out on a page, with captions and/or brief texts. The portfolio should show best drawings or a project from each of the architecture and/or design classes completed, and clearly indicate the course number, title, semester and year that the course was taken and whether or not it was a group or individual project. The organization and narration of the body of work is as important as (or more important than) individual work samples. The portfolio should be submitted as either a pdf file or as a link to an online website.
Wentworth is committed to providing a just and equitable educational experience for all students in our community. If you are a member of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, please see here for more information.
International Transfer Applicants
Please see our International Applicants page for more information.
Transfer Articulation Agreements
Transfer Agreements help streamline the transfer process. Read more about the agreements Wentworth has in place with local institutions below.
Massachusetts Bay Community College
We have a Transfer Agreements in place to streamline transfer credits between Wentworth and Massachusetts Bay Community College. Benefits of transfer agreement commonly include transfer of all college-level course work and/or guaranteed admission.
Roxbury Community College
We have a Transfer Agreements in place to streamline transfer credits between Wentworth and Roxbury Community College. Benefits of transfer agreement commonly include transfer of all college-level course work and/or guaranteed admission.
We can't wait to get to know you. Contact our team with any questions you may have about Wentworth.