Western New England University

country rank  718
world rank  1996

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Founded in 1919, Western New England University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Springfield (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Hartford, Amherst, Boston. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Western New England University (WNE) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Western New England University (WNE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 101 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WNE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym WNE
Founded 1919
Motto Scientia Integritas Servitium
Knowledge Integrity Service

University Location

Address 1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield
01119-2684 Massachusetts
United States
Tel +1 (413) 782 3111
Fax +1 (413) 782 1777
Other locations Hartford, Amherst, Boston

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield 01119-2684
(413) 782 1321
800 325 1122

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Western New England University's Library
Western New England University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 152,162 physical volumes, 110,698 physical media, 75,367 digital/electronic medium and 131 licensed digital/electronic databases. Western New England University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Western New England University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,000 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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