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 4,100 students enrolled per year at Western New England University.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 960 (25th percentile) - 1180 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 22 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Western New England University average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.38 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 82 percent with 14 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 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Western New England University was reported as 81.5% in Fall 2013 with over 5,990 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Western New England University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Western New England University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Western New England University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 81.0%
  • 2010-2011: 80.7%
  • 2011-2012: 79.9%
  • 2012-2013: 79.0%
  • 2013-2014: 81.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 80.4%

How Does Western New England University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Western New England University is forty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Springfield College69.9%
American International College67.8%
College of Our Lady of the Elms74.9%
Bay Path College57.6%
Mount Holyoke College46.8%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Western New England University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score22 - 26
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