Western New England University Admission RequirementsSpringfield, Massachusetts
Chances of getting into Western New England University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Western New England University and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #65 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,513 out of 6,458 applicants were admitted making Western New England University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Western New England University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Western New England University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Western New England University?
Western New England University typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1155 to 1250||Avg +||85%-91%|
|1060 to 1155||Avg -||77%-85%|
|965 to 1060||Reach||66%-77%|
|Less than 965||Low||<66%|
Western New England University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT11%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Western New England University?
Admission data indicates that Western New England University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Western New England University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>91%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||85%-91%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||79%-85%|
|20 to 22||Reach||71%-79%|
|Less than 20||Low||<71%|
Avg. High School GPA3.32
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Western New England University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Western New England University was 3.32 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.32 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Western New England University accepts 85% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||13%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
80% of Western New England University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||13%|
|Top 25% of class||43%|
|Top 50% of class||80%|
|Bottom 50% of class||20%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||15%||14%|
What are the requirements for admission to Western New England University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168254 IPEDS survey data for Western New England University.
Frequently Asked Questions
92% of students submit their SAT scores to Western New England University. 11% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
85% of those who apply are granted admission to Western New England University. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1250. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.