#21 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Western New England University

Springfield, Massachusetts

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Western New England University overview
Location Springfield, Massachusetts
Online wne.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Western New England University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,385 prospective students applied, and 5,739 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 783 enrolled in the school.  2,997 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 638 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $37,700 plus fees of $2,680. Western New England University is ranked 308 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Western New England University is rated within the top 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Western New England University overview
SAT 1128/1280
ACT 24/32
GPA 3.49

Applications Accepted

Western New England University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Western New England University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,680
Room and Board $14,430
Budget for Other Expenses$2,060
Total One Year Cost$57,870

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$59,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

61% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western New England University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 35%
Engineering 15%
Psychology 10%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%

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