Western New England University

Western New England University

Springfield, Massachusetts


Western New England University

Western New England University is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus is situated in a midsize city area and is home to 2,698 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Western New England University?

Admission into Western New England University is very easy with an acceptance rate of 85%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 84% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 87%.

How much does it cost to attend Western New England University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Western New England University for an academic year is $37,990. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $17,399 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $37,990 to $55,389 for an academic year. 99% of undergraduate students at Western New England University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $30,071.

What degrees are offered at Western New England University?

The degrees offered at Western New England University include "less than one year certificate", "associate's degree", "bachelor's degree", "postbaccalaureate certificate", "master's degree" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What are the popular majors at Western New England University?

The most popular programs/majors at Western New England University include "Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration", "Criminal Justice and Corrections"" and "Mechanical Engineering".

What is the graduation rate at Western New England University?

The graduation rate at Western New England University is 65%.

What is the debt of graduating Western New England University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Western New England University students is $19,500 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $61,300.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

13

Awards Offered

Less than one year certificate

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Postbaccalaureate certificate

Master's degree

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

City

Springfield

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Midsize City

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$21,450

General

Address

1215 Wilbraham Rd
Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

College Website

www1.wne.edu

Admissions

Western New England University has an acceptance rate of 85%. The acceptance rate of 85% implies that for every 100 students that applied 85 students got accepted. 6,862 students appied to Western New England University. 85% of the students that applied got accepted, and 12% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

6,862

Acceptance Rate

85%

Application Fee$40
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Western New England University for an academic year can be broken down into $35,454 for tuition, $2,536 for fees, $1,305 for books and supplies, $14,034 for room and board and $2,060 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$37,990
Tuition$35,454
Fees$2,536
Books and supplies$1,305
Room and board$14,034
Other expenses$2,060
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Students

Western New England University has 2,698 undergradute students. 61% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 39% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,698

Enrollment by gender

61%

61% men

39%

39% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Western New England University is 65%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 60% compared to 72% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Western New England University is 76%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

65%

Graduation Rate by Gender

60%

60% men

72%

72% women

Retention Rate

76%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Western New England University is $61,300 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $37,400 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $77,900.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$61,300

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$37,400 - $77,900

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

87%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Western New England University is 96% compared to 4% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

96%

96% percent_working

4%

4% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Western New England University include "Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration" with 45 graduates followed by "Criminal Justice and Corrections" with 45 graduates, "Mechanical Engineering" with 43 graduates, "Psychology, General" with 35 graduates and "Accounting and Related Services" with 33 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration45
Criminal Justice and Corrections45
Mechanical Engineering43
Psychology, General35
Accounting and Related Services33

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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