Western New England University

Springfield, MA

Western New England University

Springfield, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$39,216

not including room and board

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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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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent 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) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,576
Declined 659
Total Received 6,235

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,260

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,606
Room & board $14,246
Additional fees $2,610
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $54,462
Average Financial Aid - $21,260
Total with Avg. Aid $33,202
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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
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

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

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Psychology
  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

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

94%

2,648
students

Female
40%
1,044

Male
60%
1,604

6%

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 Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

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

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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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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