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Western New England University
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  • 4 Year
  • SPRINGFIELD, MA

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

1215 WILBRAHAM RD
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01119
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Football
From Western New England University

You'll experience more than a great university at Western New England! You'll discover a world-class education in the heart of our postcard-perfect New England campus. At every turn, you'll be inspired by amazing professors conducting research on topics ranging from autism to purifying drinking water through acoustic waves. You will feel supported and confident in studying abroad or landing your dream internship. Whether you are a high school student beginning your college journey or a working professional returning to the classroom for an advanced degree, Western New England University is right where you belong.

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Western New England University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
90%
SAT Range
1090-1280
ACT Range
24-32
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,403 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,404 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 52 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 60 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 60 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    66%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,522 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
61
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Friendly
    57%
  • White
    27%
  • Quiet
    9%
  • Stressed
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
77%
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 59 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Friendly
    28%
  • You have to make the best of it
    23%
  • Close-knit
    19%
  • Expensive
    14%
  • Great
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • DRY
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$54,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 34 responses

Western New England University Reviews

Rating 3.67 out of 5  826 reviews
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