Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston is a private, not for profit prestigious institute of the US Education System that enrolled a total of 4516 students in 2019 with 175 for masters and 4341 for undergraduate programs. About 33% of its candidates come from outside of Massachusetts with nearly 7% being international students from more than 64 countries.
The programs offered by the institute range in the areas of Architecture and Related Services, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering and Related Fields, Mathematics, Statistics, among others. With an acceptance rate of 76% and 83% of retention rate, the organization is a coveted choice for many.
Some of the salient points to be noted when applying at Wentworth Institute of Technology are as mentioned below.
|Admission requirements for international students||Wentworth online application Or Online Common Application|
|Application Fee (Non-refundable)||USD 50|
|Mode of Payment||Credit/Debit card or Check|
|Academic Calendar||Semester based|
|Financial Aid||Various loans, Grants, and Scholarships available|
Wentworth Institute of Technology offers an array of courses for international students and accepts applications for admissions to them on a rolling basis on the basis of availability of seats.
The deadline for an admission application submission is December 15 but many courses get completely filled by then due to the rolling admission policy of the institute.
Deadline: December 15
The graduate admissions deadline is June 1, 2020.
Application fee: A non-refundable USD 50 application fee.
Basic Admission Requirements
International applicants have to demonstrate English proficiency through one of the internationally recognized standardized examinations in English. Applicants are also requested to check the course-wise specific requirements of different departments before seeking admission.
|Name of the test||Minimum Required Scores|
|IELTS||6.5 with no individual module having less than 5.5.|
|SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||530|
Applicants must submit a complete application with all the documents after which they will receive Form I-20 or IAP66 from the Institute. The documents needed to receive I-20/IAP66 are :
The institute offers graduate programs in the areas of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Facility Management, Project Management, and Technology Management. The programs are offered online and on-campus and in some programs a combination of both is also available.
Architecture and Construction Management are the two most popular graduate programs of the institute. Some of the popular graduate programs offered and their admission requirements are listed below for the reference of the applicant.
|Requirements||Master of Architecture (3 Yrs)||Master in Construction Management||Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering||Masters in Science in Project Management|
|Application||Common or Wentworth online application||Common or Wentworth online application||Common or Wentworth online application||Common or Wentworth online application|
|Admission deadline||Rolling||Rolling/Aug 01, 2020||Rolling||Rolling/Aug 01, 2020|
|Transcripts||Required along with designed portfolio||Required||Required||Required|
|Credential Evaluation||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required|
|Minimum GPA score||3.0 or higher||3.0 or higher||3.0 or higher||3.0 or higher|
|Recommendations||One professional reference required||One professional reference required||One professional reference required||One professional reference required|
|Personal Essay||Required (250-500 words)||Required (250-500 words)||Required (250-500 words)||Required (250-500 words)|
The institute informs the international students seeking to study in the USA of their decision within 3-4 weeks about the outcome once the application is submitted. The program-wise information is available on the institute website but for admission, related queries applicants may contact the international admission office the address of which is Attention: International Admissions, Wentworth Institute of Technology, 550 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-5998, USA, Phone 617-989-4000, Fax 617-989-4010, Email email@example.com.
Issuance of I-20 or IAP 66 may take 6 to 8 week’s time. Applicants need to keep this in time and must start the application process keeping in mind the start date of the session they are applying for.