Western New England University

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Western New England University can be found in Springfield, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 4,200 students enrolled per year at Western New England University.

This school has an acceptance rate of about 85 percent with 12 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at www1.wne.edu.

Overall Western New England University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Western New England University was reported as 85.2% in Fall 2020 with over 6,860 college applications submitted to Western New England University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Western New England University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 79.6%
  • 2017-2018: 80.7%
  • 2018-2019: 85.4%
  • 2019-2020: 85.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 77.9%

How Does Western New England University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Western New England University is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
American International College64.6%
Springfield College68.1%
College of Our Lady of the Elms75.1%
Bay Path College71.8%
Mount Holyoke College38.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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