Western New England University

Springfield, MA

Western New England University

Springfield, MA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$39,216

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

61%

male

39%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,576
Declined 659
Total Received 6,235
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Private

2,790

undergraduate students

1,215

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,005
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational

215-acre, suburban campus in Springfield (population: 154758), 90 miles from Boston. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Hartford, CT (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school 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
22%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Neither

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,576
Declined 659
Total Received 6,235

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

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
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,260

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,606
Housing & Food $14,246
Additional fees $2,610
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $54,462
Average Financial Aid - $21,260
Total with Avg. Aid $33,202

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,142,582
State $771,350
Institutional $35,720,384
Other external $1,111,043
Total $41,745,359

Non-need-based

Federal $629,256
State $1,600
Institutional $8,205,242
Other external $268,477
Total $9,104,575

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dance, flag football, floor hockey, inner-tube water polo, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Coast Conference, New England College Wrestling Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Applied Economics. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, Other. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes
Construction Management, General. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Criminology. yes
Economics, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Health Communication. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes
Information Resources Management. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management. yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Psychology
  3. General Business

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

4,005

total students

53%

in-state

47%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

2,790
students

Female
39%
1,095

Male
61%
1,695

30%

1,215
students

Female
61%
742

Male
39%
473

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,648
students

Female
39%
1,044

Male
61%
1,604

5%

142
students

Female
36%
51

Male
64%
91

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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