Western New England University

Springfield, MA

Western New England University

Springfield, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$39,226

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
36%
500-599
53%
400-499
8%
700-800
5%
600-699
37%
500-599
49%
400-499
7%
30-36
8%
24-29
62%
18-23
29%
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undergraduateRatios

61%

male

39%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,845
Declined 1,017
Total Received 6,862
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Private

2,698

undergraduate students

1,135

graduate students

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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 3,833
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational

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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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield
01119-2684

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Senate
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • student radio station
  • The Westerner (student newspaper)

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
  • Spring Concert
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • security cameras

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
80%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
36%
500-599
53%
400-499
8%
700-800
5%
600-699
37%
500-599
49%
400-499
7%
30-36
8%
24-29
62%
18-23
29%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.59

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,845
Declined 1,017
Total Received 6,862

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Water polo

Club Sports Men

Rugby

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting and Finance
Actuarial Science
Advertising
American Indian/Native American Studies
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Forensic Chemistry
Forensic Science and Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Neuroscience
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,833

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

2,698
students

Female
39%
1,050

Male
61%
1,648

30%

1,135
students

Female
62%
706

Male
38%
429

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,580
students

Female
40%
1,011

Male
60%
1,569

5%

118
students

Female
34%
39

Male
66%
79

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 57%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
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

98

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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