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Western New England University

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1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01119, United States

Location info of Western New England University

  • Known as the ‘City of Firsts’, Springfield, the third-largest city in Massachusetts, is home to the first planetarium in the US and the Basketball Hall of Fame. The city features impressive architecture, scenic neighborhoods, and friendly locals.
  • The birthplace of basketball, Springfield is home to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The city’s entertainment district has been energized by MGM Springfield. Springfield Symphony Hall serves as a major focal point for classical music, Broadway tours, concerts, and stand-up comedy in the Pioneer Valley. The MassMutual Center is the premier arena and convention center in western Massachusetts.
  • Known as The City of Homes, Springfield residents enjoy its 42 parks. Forest Park, the city’s largest, was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the architect of New York City’s Central Park.

Top Reasons to Study in Western New England University

  1. Small classes, supportive, able to adapt to your needs in a time of uncertainty, WNE is here for you. We have the programs and internship opportunities that give you the in-demand skills and knowledge employers want now.
  2. That focus prepares our graduates to maximize their opportunities even in challenging economies. In fact, WNE has been ranked #5 in the nation and #1 in Massachusetts in preparing graduates for the job market.
  3. With just 2,600 undergraduates, we could be the right size for you—as a freshman or transfer student. Whether teaching on campus, or currently exclusively online, our faculty and staff are always here for our students.

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About Western New England University

Western New England University is much more than its educational offerings; its strength is found in the individuals who educate and support students to thrive in our learning community. We attract students who are hard working, ambitious, curious, and caring with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. They excel in our close-knit campus where they find the confidence to push their abilities to conquer new challenges and think critically about the world around them and their place in it. Join them and prepare to do more, achieve more, and be more than you ever imagined.

Career at Western New England University

Our professional team is here to help you explore and prepare for your career. From your first semester at the University, you will be introduced to opportunities available through a Western New England University education and experiential learning opportunities.

  • News and upcoming events
  • Career preparation and planning
  • Resources
  • Career development programs

Campus life

Yes, it’s true, we were named by onlineschoolscenter.com among the 30 most beautiful campuses to visit in the fall (we ranked #11 nationwide!).

Since 2011, more than $90 million have been invested in new classroom, laboratory, residence, dining, and athletic construction and modernization projects. The 215-acre campus includes 28 major buildings (10 residence facilities) and an expansive outdoor sports complex anchored by the 1,500-seat Golden Bear Stadium all clustered around a walkable central core. Residential options run from traditional halls for first-year students to suites, apartments, and townhouses, including housing for graduate and law students.


1. Scholarship/Academic Scholarship – a scholarship can be awarded ONLY to students who have excelled in their studies.
1) Criteria:
a. GPA 3.0 (or equivalent by partner approved LER)
b. IELTS 6.5 and above for UG and PG students
c. Optional Interview – request details from your Regional Manager
d. A Scholarship Certificate is provided

2.Enrollment Waiver – a one-year discount of 20-60% of the amount of the maximum scholarship. Can be applied for the first year of studies only. Criteria:
1) Waivers can be applied to students with GPA 2.5.-2.9
2) An Enrollment waiver certificate is provided by your Regional Manager.

  • UG: up to $8800

Ranking & Accreditation of Western New England University

  • Western New England University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).
  • 3% Best Value Colleges The Economist
  • #92 Best Undergraduate Engineering (tie) U.S. News & World Report, 2022

Student Accommodation at Western New England University

WNE has availability for graduate housing on campus and is highly encouraged for its convenience and affordability. However, on-campus housing is not required for Graduate students.

  • Housing: $9,500
  • Dining: $4,500
  • Other: $3,500



Programs at Western New England University


  1. Master of Science in Computer Science – STEM designated

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  1. Actuarial Science – STEM designated
  2. American Studies
  3. Biology+ – STEM designated
  4. Chemistry+ – STEM designated
  5. Health Communication+
  6. Media and Journalism+
  7. Public Relations+
  8. Computer Science+ – STEM designated
  9. Creative Writing+
  10. Administration of Justice+
  11. Criminal Investigation+
  12. Homeland Security and Terrorism+
  13. Victim Studies+
  14. Economics+
  15. Education: Elementary+
  16. Education: Secondary+
  17. English+
  18. Exploratory—Business, Arts & Sciences
  19. Forensic Biology – STEM designated
  20. Forensic Chemistry – STEM designated
  21. Health Sciences+
  22. Health Sciences: Pre-optometry
  23. Health Sciences: Pre-pharmacy
  24. Health Studies: Pre-occupational Therapy (minor)
  25. History+
  26. Information Technology+ – STEM designated
  27. Integrated Liberal Studies
  28. International Studies+
  29. Law and Society
  30. Liberal Studies
  31. Mathematical Sciences+ – STEM designated
  32. Neuroscience – STEM designated
  33. Political Science+
  34. Pre-physician Assistant
  35. Pre-Science – STEM designated
  36. Psychology+
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  1. Accounting+
  2. Business Analytics and Information Management
  3. Finance+
  4. General Business+
  5. Human Resource Management+
  6. Management and Leadership
  7. Marketing Communication/Advertising
  8. Marketing+
  9. Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business
  10. Sport Management
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  1. Biomedical Engineering – STEM
  2. Civil Engineering: Environmental- STEM
  3. Civil Engineering: Railway- STEM
  4. Civil Engineering: Reservoir- STEM
  5. Computer Engineering – STEM
  6. Construction Management – STEM
  7. Electrical Engineering – STEM
  8. Exploratory—Engineering
  9. Industrial Engineering – STEM
  10. Mechanical: STEM
  11. Mechatronics: STEM
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  1. Master of Science in Construction Management – STEM designated
  2. Master of Science in Engineering in Civil Engineering – STEM designated
  3. Master of Science in Engineering in Electrical Engineering – STEM designatedMechatronics
  4. Master of Science in Engineering in Industrial Engineering – STEM designated
  5. Master of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering – STEM designated- Mechatronics
  6. Master of Science in Engineering Management – STEM designated
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