Western New England University

Springfield, MA

Western New England University

Springfield, MA

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Hands-on experience from day one

Science and Engineering at Western New England University are rooted in research, innovation, and entrepreneurship—and it all starts on day one. Not only will your education give you the tools to succeed in science and engineering, but it will mold you into a lifelong pioneer of change. If you’ve got big plans for your future, we’ve got the science and engineering education that will help you make them a reality. Highlights of our curriculum include:
• A Freshman Engineering Program that gets you learning and thinking like an engineer your first day in the lab.
• Opportunities to conduct academic research with faculty that may result in published work and professional conference presentations.
• Engineering Senior Design Projects allow you to innovate a project based on your own academic interests and even collaborate with local companies to create a product, method, or system to support their business.
• Interdisciplinary learning through courses like Product Innovation and Development that teaches you how to design and market a product from conception to showcase.
• Student-athletes are drawn to our Engineering programs that accommodate participation in Division III varsity athletics and also leave room for study abroad.

An affordable, quality education
Renewable Merit Scholarships from $15,000–$29,000 per year (based on high school performance) make our bottom-line tuition affordable and competitive. Additionally, students may qualify for the FIRST Robotics participation scholarship of $3,000.

A recent Georgetown University study ranked Western New England in the top 6% of college and universities for Return on Investment! WNE was also ranked in the top 3 schools in the Pioneer Valley behind only Williams and Amherst College. Plus, 98% of the Class of 2022 were employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

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Ranked in the top 6% of colleges and universities for Return on Investment | Georgeton University

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Ranked among the “Best National Universities” and the “Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering Programs” | U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023

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Business programs accredited by AACSB International

 

Most undergraduate Engineering programs accredited by ABET, Inc.

 

Law & Society, Pharmacy, and Occupational Therapy programs holding highest possible accreditations

Fast Facts

Founded
• 1919

Academics
• School type: Private, coeducational
• Colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy & Health Sciences, plus a School of Law
• Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
• Average class size: 18 students
• 2,522 full-time undergraduates
• 3,647 total students from 38 states and D.C. and 22 countries

Financing Your Education
• Academic Merit Scholarships from $15,000–$29,000 per year
• FIRST Robotics: $3,000
• 95% of undergraduates receive financial assistance through the University.

Extracurriculars
• More than 70 clubs and organizations
• Team: The Golden Bears
• 21 varsity Division III sports

Majors and Programs in Science

College of Engineering
Undergraduate Degrees
• Biomedical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Construction Management
• Electrical Engineering
• Industrial Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering

Graduate and Doctoral Degrees
• Civil Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Engineering Management
• Industrial Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• PhD in Engineering Management

College of Arts and Sciences
Undergraduate Degrees
• Actuarial Science
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Forensic Biology
• Forensic Chemistry
• Health Sciences
• Health Studies
• Information Technology
• Mathematical Sciences
• Neuroscience
• Pharmacy
• Pre-optometry
• Pre-physician Assistant
• Psychology

Graduate and Doctoral Degrees
• Master of Science in Behavior Analysis
• Doctorate in Behavior Analysis
• Master of Science in Computer Science

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Doctoral Degrees
• Doctor of Occupational Therapy
• Doctor of Pharmacy
 

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