Western New England University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Western New England University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,805 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1919 and is one of the 8 schools and colleges located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
At Western New England University you can get your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Western New England University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Law, Management, Business, Engineering, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
78%
The student retention rate at Western New England University is fair at 78% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Western New England University is below average: 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Western New England University is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,000
Average tuition cost is very high - $29,800 a year. The additional fees at Western New England University not covered by tuition are approximately $2,200, which comes to $32,000 per year.

Read the details about Western New England University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
As reported in recent government data, 6,058 applications were submitted and 4,784 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

Western New England University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Western New England University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Western New England University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Western New England University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Western New England University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Western New England University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Western New England University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Western New England University Location and Maps



Post Address: Western New England University, 1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684, USA
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