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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 University is ranked as one of the Best National Universities in the U.S. New and World Report America’s Best Colleges.

Key Facts & Overview | Western New England University

Personal, flexible, and affordable. Western New England offers 38 programs that span from business to behavioral analysis, teaching to engineering, pharmacy to law, plus dual degree programs.

Western New England University is regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the Doctor of Pharmacy is accredited by ACPE, the Doctor of Occupational Therapy is accredited by ACOTE, and the School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association. 

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 English for Teachers

MA in Mathematics for Teachers

MS in Applied Behavior Analysis


MBA Accounting Concentration

MBA Business Law Concentration

MBA Leadership 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 Estate Planning and Elder Law

MS in Law

MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences

MS in Pharmacogenomics

- Doctorate Programs:

PhD in Behavior Analysis

PhD in Engineering Management

PhD in Industrial Engineering

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

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

- Graduate Certification Programs:


Artificial Intelligence

Risk and Emergency Management 

Engineering Supply Chain Management 

Six Sigma Green Belt 

Engineering Data Analytics 

Project Management 

Industrial Safety and Public Health 

Operations Management 

Operations Research



Sport Leadership

Admissions | Western New England University

With multiple entry points, students can start their master’s or certificate program year-round. School of Law and College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 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. 

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 - 213
Part-time - 40
Male (141)
Female (112)

Location & Contact

Address 1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA  01119
United States
Contact Matthew Fox
Executive Director of Graduate Admissions
Phone: 800-325-1122
Fax: 413-782-1777

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