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Western New England University

Springfield, MA

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Overview

Western New England University is a University institution located in Springfield, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA  01119
United States
Contact Mr. Bryan Gross
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: learn@wne.edu
Phone: 413-782-1321
Fax: 413-782-1777

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
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Entrepreneurship Checkmark
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Marketing Related Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pharmaceutical Marketing And Management Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,862
Applied
5,845
Accepted
2,698
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

3,113
Females Applied
2,702
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,749
Males Applied
3,143
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
One recommendation
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 578 540 620
SAT Math 586 540 622
ACT Composite 25 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,606
Private
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Fees

2,620
Full-time student fees
14,244
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

27,353
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,045
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,567
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,758
Avg. Loan Aid
14,913
Avg. Grant Aid
22,537
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,698
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.23%
Black or African American 4.04%
White or Caucasian 74.77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 2.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2.5%
Other 3.33%

Gender

Male (61.08%)
Female (38.92%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 56%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Weekend and Spring Concert

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Senate, Residence Hall Association, Campus Activities Board, student radio station and The Westerner (student newspaper)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security cameras

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

338
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 225
Part-time - 113
Male - 192
Female - 146
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