Western New England (WNE) is an internationally renowned private institution which has been teaching for over 100 years.
Based in Springfield, Massachusetts, the university is spread across a 215-acre campus which contains 28 major buildings and recreational fields. It recently placed in Best National Universities by U.S News & World Report 2021 and ranked 11th as the most beautiful campus to visit in the fall (onlineschoolscenter.com).
WNE offers a range of multi-disciplinary colleges and programs across full-time and part-time options. Students are mentored by expert faculty through a combination of hands-on projects, experiential learning, research, and internships.
Many of its courses have received accreditation from prestigious organizations including the New England Commission of Higher Education, and the American Bar Association. It also placed within the top 100 undergraduate engineering programs (U.S News & World Report 2021).
A diverse campus, its 3,800 student community come from nearly 30 countries worldwide, with international students making up 5 per cent of WNE enrollments. Students are taught in small classes of around 18 students, enabling personal support. The student to faculty ratio is 12:1, so support is easily accessible.
The university has modern facilities across departments, so students learn in practical environments. This includes a simulated pharmacy and scientific labs and high-tech multimedia labs.
The university recently placed within the top 3 percent of 1,275 colleges and universities for providing value for education (The Economist). WNE offers over 223 scholarship programs, and 98 per cent of students receive university scholarships, grants, loans, or campus jobs.
The university has been ranked 5th in the nation, and 1st in Massachusetts for preparing graduates for the job market. Its strong industry partnerships create over 1,000 internship opportunities, and the large alumni network provide mentoring and employment opportunities.