Western New England University

Location Springfield
Established 1919
Famous For International-friendly university


Western New England University is a well-known private university that is located in Springfield, Massachusetts. Founded in 1919, the university offers academic programs through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the School of Law, and the College of Business. 

The university offers over 80 programs leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees through schools and colleges. The undergraduate students can choose from 50 majors, and other certificates and non-degree courses are also provided to the students. Western New England University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Services for International Students

The various services offered by the university enable students to enjoy their educational journey to the fullest. There is a Center for Health and Wellness, options to participate in intramural sports, and services catering to the wellness and mental health issues of students.


  • 234th in the National Universities by the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 209th in the Top Performers on Social Mobility category in the US News National Universities Rankings  
  • 333rd in the US by Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2022


The on-campus housing at WNE has various options that evolve students as they continue their education. The first-year students are given space in the traditional halls with double occupancy rooms so that they build a social network. As sophomores, they are housed in traditional or suite-style halls. Other apartment and townhouse living options are also available.

About Location

The city of Springfield is the third largest in the state of Massachusetts and has everything a student needs while pursuing their higher education. The city has plenty of restaurants, clubs, musical venues and cultural events that can be enjoyed by the students. The city has various internship and job opportunities, particularly in the education and healthcare industries. The location of the city is such that it offers various outdoor recreational opportunities through the state parks and hiking trails.

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