Western New England College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119-2684
(413) 782-1321
(800) 325-1122
Fax: (413) 782-1777

Contact: Charles Pollock
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119-2684
(413) 782-3111

www.wnec.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,796
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 739
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,768
Graduate enrollment: 281

Setting
Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 73%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%


College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Prepharmacy B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Western New England University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(413) 782-3111
Website:www1.wne.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://apply.wne.edu/
Address:1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01119-2684
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,810
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,145 (83% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$34,874
Out-of-state Tuition:$34,874
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,459

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Western New England University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Western New England University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education74
Engineering182
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields111
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Health Professions and Related Programs2
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total4158142

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Western New England University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services113
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education4
Engineering12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
Legal Professions and Studies1
Grand total3112

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Western New England University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$34,874
Out-of-state$34,874
Books and supplies$1,240

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$24,120
Out-of-state$24,120

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid70398%
Grant or scholarship aid69797%$19,459
Student loan aid59483%$10,265

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,45790%$18,578
Federal student loans2,00073%$7,026

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Western New England University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Western New England University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,3993,6732,726
Percent admitted100%79%80%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%12%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Western New England University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,810
Undergraduate enrollment2,724
Graduate enrollment1,086

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Western New England University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools

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