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Western New England University Admission Requirements

Springfield, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Western New England University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
85.2%
Admission Difficulty for Western New England University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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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 #63 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,845 out of 6,862 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. Western New England University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Western New England University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 92% of students submit SAT scores and 11% submit ACT scores.

Western New England University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for Western New England University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Western New England University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
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Western New England University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
11%
ACT Scores for Western New England University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Western New England University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Western New England University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.32
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Western New England University?

Applicants require 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Western New England University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 28% Good
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

80% of Western New England University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Western New England University students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Western New England University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,113 3,749 6,862
Accepted 2,702 3,143 5,845
Acceptance Rate 87% 84% 85%
Enrolled 282 409 691
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 13% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Western New England University is $40.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Western New England University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Western New England University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Western New England University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Western New England University prefer SAT or ACT?

92% of students submit their SAT scores to Western New England University. 11% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Western New England University?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Western New England University. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.