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Wentworth Institute of Technology - 2016

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Part of College of Professional and Continuing Education; admissions within CPCE are all program-specific.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Applicants to the Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering program must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Admissions requirements are based on a 3.0 grade point average and academic and/or work background and performance that demonstrate adequate preparation and potential for successful graduate study. Other admissions requirements include:

Online application
Current resume
Statement of Purpose
Official college transcript(s)
Two professional recommendations

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

All international students must present a copy of a visa or evidence of sponsorship to be admitted. The M.Eng. Civil program is part-time and thus unable to grant visas for international students.

In addition to the general requirements for admission to Wentworth, International applicants must:

Obtain a score of 79 or higher on the internet-based TOEFL; or Obtain a score of 550 or higher on the paper-based TOEFL; or Obtain an overall score of 6.5, with no subscore below 5.5 on the International English Testing System (IELTS) offered by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and the British Council; or Obtain a score of 53 or higher on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic); or Study for 3 years or more at an English language-based high school (e.g. an IB school, a US high school, an American high school abroad, etc.); or Complete college English I and II at a United States college or university and obtain a grade of C or higher; or Complete the highest level of a Wentworth recognized Intensive English Program and have the recommendation of the program director.

-Submit a copy of the identity page of the passport
-Submit a declaration and Certification of Finances

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Admission requirements for the M.Eng. Civil program is the same for resident vs. non-resident students.

Residency Requirements

Admission to the M.Eng. Civil program is the same for resident vs. non-resident students.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

The College of Professional and Continuing Education allows a transfer of up to 6 credits into the program, if applicable. After a transfer credit evaluation is complete, you will be notified by your admissions counselor if you are eligible to petition for credit based on professional or industrial experience. If applicable, you will need to provide your employment and education background, letters of verification, and a supporting documentation portfolio. Selected courses from approved apprenticeship are also eligible for course credit.