Frequently Asked Questions - Application Process - Benjamin Franklin Institute Of Technology

Frequently Asked Questions - Application Process

Application Process Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any sports teams?

We have Men's Basketball and compete in NJCAA Division III. The college is an active member of the National Junior College Athletic Association ( and participates in Region XXI comprised of two-year colleges from the New England region. We are the BFIT Chargers.

Do you have housing?

Yes. The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology offers housing through the Stuart Street Hostel. Additional fees apply.

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Residential Life 

Do you take transfer credits from other colleges or universities?

Yes. We accept credits from regionally accredited colleges or universities. Credits will be awarded for course work completed at other accredited colleges and universities that is equivalent in content and credit hours to BFIT courses and in which at least a grade of "C" was earned. Transfer students must complete 51% of their program's courses at BFIT in order to earn their degree.

How do I apply to BFIT?

Click Here to Apply!

Applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript or GED. We do not require students to submit SAT or ACT scores, but we do encourage students to take one of those. For transfer students, you must submit a copy of any and all college transcripts.
Upon completion of your admissions application, it will be reviewed and you will be notified in writing of the decision.

Prior to enrolling, students must partake in the Accuplacer placement testing process. The Accuplacer helps us determine a student’s level of English, Math and Computer skills and is used to place students into the appropriate level of courses. In addition, prior to enrollment, students must also supply a copy of their immunization records.

How much is tuition?

Tuition is $16,950 for the Associate’s degree programs and most certificate programs. The Bachelor of Science program costs $18,190 for the academic year. There is also a Technology fee required for all students for $600 per year.

Is Financial Aid Available?

Yes financial aid is available if you qualify. Please visit the Financial Aid page for additional information.

What if I did not pass the MCAS?

If you did not pass the MCAS, you must contact the Office of Admission.

What immunizations do I need?

Please click here for the immunization form. If you have additional questions, please contact our office at 617-588-1368.

What majors are offered?

We offer 14 different programs including: Automotive Technology, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Technology with AV Technology track, Electrical Engineering,  Electrical Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology with Robotics and Automation track, Health Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Opticianry, Technology Business and Management and HVAC&R.

What types of programs do you offer at BFIT?

We offer Bachelor and Associate degrees and Certificates in Industrial and Engineering Technology.

Where are you located?

Our address is 41 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02116. We are conveniently located in the South End of Boston, easily accessible by public transportation. The nearest T stops are Back Bay (Orange Line and Commuter Rail) and Arlington (Green Line). Click for Directions