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Western New England University

Springfield, MA


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Introduction | Western New England University

Established in 1919, the Western New England University is a private, coeducational university located in Springfield, Massachusetts in the northeastern region of the United States.

A leader in preparing students for careers in the dynamic global environment, the university has a diverse range of programs from engineering, science, and pharmacy to the arts, business, and law. It consists of five academic schools that provide career-oriented programs and experiential learning.

Western New England became a university in 2011. The main campus has expanded from its original 34 acres to 215 acres, containing 28 major buildings and numerous athletic and recreational fields.

The U.S.News & World Report ranks Western New England University in the top tier of the Regional Universities -- North category of colleges and universities offering a full range of undergraduate and master's programs.

Key Facts & Overview | Western New England University

Personal, flexible, and affordable. Western New England offers 27 programs that span from business to creative writing, teaching to engineering, plus dual degrees.

Western New England University offers students the highest accreditations (including AACSB), affordable Teacher’s programs, a low-residency Writing MFA, dual degrees, stackable certificates, and our renowned Behavior Analysis programs. 

Western New England University is ranked in the top 3 percent of colleges and universities among the top 1,275 public and private institutions reviewed in the United States by The Economist magazine. The rankings analyzed which institutions offered the “best value” for the education received.

Faculty at WNE is dedicated to helping students succeed. The student/faculty ratio 12:1 at WNE. Whether students have questions about classwork, seek assistance securing an internship, want career advice, or just need a friendly ear, you can always count on our professors to be there to help.

Majors and Degrees at WNE University

- Master's Degrees:

MA in Communication with a Concentration in Public Relations
MA in English for Teachers
MA in Mathematics for Teachers
MEd in Curriculum and Instruction
MFA in Creative Writing
MS in Applied Behavior Analysis
MBA Accounting Concentration
MBA Business Law Concentration
MBA Leadership Concentration
MBA Public Relations Concentration
MS in Accounting
MSA Forensic Accounting & Fraud
Investigation Concentration
MS in Organizational Leadership
MS in Sport Leadership and Coaching
MS in Civil Engineering
MS in Construction Management
MS in Electrical Engineering
MS in Electrical Engineering Mechatronics Concentration
MS in Engineering Management
MS in Industrial Engineering
MS in Mechanical Engineering
MS in Mechanical Engineering Mechatronics Concentration
LLM in Estate Planning and Elder Law
MS in Law
MS in Estate Planning and Elder Law

- Doctorate Programs:

PhD in Behavior Analysis
PhD in Engineering Management
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy

- Dual Degrees:

Juris Doctor/MBA
Juris Doctor/MS in Organizational Leadership
Juris Doctor/MS in Sport Leadership and Coaching
Juris Doctor/MS in Accounting
Doctor of Pharmacy/MBA
Doctor of Pharmacy/MS in Organizational Leadership
MS in Engineering Management/MBA
Juris Doctor/MS in Engineering Management

- Grauduate Certification Programs:

Risk and Emergency Management
Engineering Supply Chain Management
Six Sigma Green Belt
Engineering Data Analytics Project

Admissions | Western New England University

With four graduate terms, students can start their master’s or certificate program year-round. Doctoral and professional programs typically begin in late August. Application requirements vary depending on the program. Additional details can be found at:

Financial Factors | Cost & Financial Aid at Western New England University

Western New England University is dedicated to working with students to leverage their financial aid options. WNE's tuition rates are among the most affordable in the region. WNE provides JD scholarships, Engineering PhD fellowships, and generous employer support or the Behavior Analysis programs to provide an affordable education to everyone. 

Financial need-based resources, including grants and low interest federal loans may be available for eligible students. To apply for financial aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at  Please visit the Enrollment Services website for more information.

The Office of Enrollment Services is here to assist students seeking guidance about billing, employer reimbursement, financial aid, and more.

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Male (39%)
Female (60%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 237
Part-time - 25
Male (148)
Female (114)

Location & Contact

Address 1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA  01119
United States
Contact Matthew Fox
Executive Director of Graduate Admissions
Phone: 413-782-1410
Fax: 413-782-1777

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