Tuition & Fees

$36,804

$36,804

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
60%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
26%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
30-36
9%
24-29
51%
18-23
39%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

63%

male

37%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,363
Declined + 1,282
Total Received 6,645
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Private (nonprofit)

2,736

undergraduate students

1,077

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Accounting
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Codes

SAT 3962
ACT 1930

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Location

School Facts

Western New England University, founded in 1919, is a private, comprehensive, coeducational institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, and the School of Law. Its 215-acre campus is located in a residential section of Springfield, 90 miles west of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,813
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  SWE (Society of Women Engineers)

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Springfield, MA

215-acre, suburban campus in Springfield (population: 154,074), 90 miles from Boston. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Hartford, CT (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119-2684

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
60%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
26%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
30-36
9%
24-29
51%
18-23
39%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,363
Declined + 1,282
Total Received 6,645

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Bryan Gross
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 325-1122, extension 1321
F: 413 782-1777
learn@wne.edu

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,735

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,338
Room & board $13,590
Additional fees $2,466
Books & supplies $1,305
Total $51,699
Average Financial Aid - $25,735
Total with Avg. Aid $25,964
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 325-1122, extension 2080
F: 413 796-2081
finaid@wne.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kathy M. Chambers
Director of Financial Aid
kathleen.chambers@wne.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Soccer, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Joseph Sassi (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Coast Conference, Pilgrim League, ECAC Hockey, New England College Wrestling Association, New England Football Conference, New England Women's Lacrosse Alliance
Mascot
Golden Bear
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accelerated Biomedical Engineering/Law
Accounting
Actuarial Science
American Studies
Applied Behavior Analysis
Arts/Entertainment Management
B.S.B.A./M.B.A.
Behavior Analysis
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Analytical/Information Management
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communication/Journalism
Communication/Media Theory/Production
Communication/Professional Communication
Communication/Public Relations
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education in Curriculum/Instruction
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
English
English for Teachers
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Forensic Biology
Forensic Chemistry
General Biology
General Business
Health Sciences
History
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
Integrated Liberal Studies
International Business
International Studies
Law
Law/Society
Liberal Studies
Management
Management/Leadership
Marketing
Marketing Communication/Advertising
Mathematical Science
Mathematics for Teachers
Mechanical Engineering
Neuroscience
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership
Pharmaceutical Business
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sports Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

3,813

total students

51%

in-state

49%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

2,736
students

Female
37%
1,015

Male
63%
1,721

28%

1,077
students

Female
59%
637

Male
41%
440

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,613
students

Female
38%
967

Male
62%
1,646

5%

123
students

Female
40%
48

Male
60%
75

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Michelle Kowalsky
Director of International Admissions
413 782-1397
learn@wne.edu

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