Application Process



We believe you have made an excellent decision in applying to Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology. Whether you choose to study in a Certificate, Associate, or Bachelor's Degree program, you will find the support and educational preparation necessary for you to begin a rewarding career or continue on to further your education.

Click here to complete your fee waived application for admission. The application is an easy, step-by-step process. You will also have the opportunity to submit questions electronically along the way. Upon receipt of your application, you will receive an email confirmation.

If you would prefer to submit a paper application, please contact our office and we will be happy to mail one out to you. You can contact us at 617-588-1368 or via email at to request a paper application be mailed to you. You can also access it HERE (PDF 108.7KB) Print off the application and submit it with the $25 application fee.

Every application to Benjamin Franklin Institute is carefully reviewed by the Admissions Committee. The factors that the Admissions Committee reviews include prior academic performance, extracurricular activities and involvement, community service, and leadership characteristics.  Applicants are advised to submit documents to support their application including letters of recommendations, standardized test scores (ACT, or SAT), and a personal statement. Our CEEB code for Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is 3394. If you are seeking transfer credit from another college, please have your official college transcripts sent to us, along with course descriptions of the classes that you had successfully completed with a grade of C or better.

Interviews are not required for admission to the college, but they are recommended. Often an interview with a member of the admission staff, and a tour, will help you discover if Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is a good match for you. Opportunities to sit in on a class and spend time with a current student are also available.

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology reviews applications on a rolling basis for September and January starts. Students are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.

Freshman Admission

In addition to the application for admission, freshman applicants should submit their:

  • Official high school transcript or official GED scores
  • A personal statement
  • One letter of recommendation.

If you are seeking transfer credit from another college, please have your official college transcripts sent to us, in addition to the aforementioned requirements.
In addition to the above requirements, all full-time applicants must submit vaccination records, upon their acceptance to the College.

Applicants must also schedule a Math and English placement test to determine placement into courses. Students with Math and/or English transfer credit may be exempt from testing.