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Wentworth Institute of Technology - 2016

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Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations


-SAT or ACT scores

-Official Transcripts

-Written personal statement (required)

Prerequisite Courses:

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, Computer Science, or Electromechanical, Civil, Computer, Biomedical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering must also have taken a minimum of Precalculus.

Transcript of any college courses taken are required of transfer students.

Students in Industrial and Interior Design seeking transfer credit in those areas must submit a portfolio.

International students:

The above, plus:
-TOEFL score of 550 on the written exam/ 79 on the internet based exam/ or 197 on the computerized based TOEFL; or 6.5 (with no subscore below 5.5) on the IELTS; or score of 53 or higher on the Pearson Test of English Academic; or study 3 years or more at an English-based high school or complete English I & II with a C grade or better at a United States College or University; or complete the highest level of a Wentworth recognized Intensive English Program.
-Submission of a personal statement (250-500 words)
-Copy of the identity page of the passport
-Declaration and Certification of Finances (required if student will need an immigration document from Wentworth)


Required from high school guidance counselor or a teacher familiar with the student's overall academic abilities.