Western New England University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Springfield, MA

$39,216

Avg tuition

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About Western New England University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Western New England University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,673, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 89%. The university offers 73 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 64%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $39,216.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

89% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

78% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

64% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

57%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

73%

Hispanic

9%

Unknown

5%

Black

5%

Asian

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

47%

Socio-economic diversity

29% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

12

Total Online Enrollment

2,107

Student Location Breakout

57% 43%

Percent of Programs Online

87% On-campus

13% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 1% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 100% online

Master's Check Bold 45% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

29%

State Grant Aid

18%

Institution Grant Aid

94%

Pell Grant

29%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,008
State Grant Aid $1,651
Institution Grant Aid $20,630
Pell Grant Aid $4,833

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$47k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.