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Financial Aid

In order to be considered for financial aid, a student must have final approval into a degree program and be enrolled in a minimum of six credits per term for undergraduate students and three credits per term for graduate students.  Financial need-based resources including grants and low interest federal loans may be available for eligible students.

To apply for financial aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.  Please visit the Student Administrative Services website for more information.

The Smart Student’s Guide to Financial Aid at www.finaid.org is also a helpful source of general financial aid information. 

Scholarships and Special Awards Available to Part-time Students

Scholarships and Special Awards Available to Part-Time Students

Adult Learner Scholarship - For Graduate and Undergraduate Study
Adult Learner Scholarships are awarded to degree-seeking graduate and part-time undergraduate students.  Students must have a financial need, and must be taking classes on the Springfield campus or online.

View other University Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loans and Alternative Financing

Please visit the Student Administrative Services website for more information.   

Employer Reimbursement Payment Plan

The plan is designed for students receiving reimbursement from their employer for tuition and fees. Download a copy of our Employer Reimbursement Extension Plan

Company or Government Direct Payment

Students whose employer pays the University directly must provide Western New England University with an employer authorization form or a letter from their employer, on company letterhead, indicating their commitment to pay under direct billing.  The letter should also include billing contact information.  New authorization is required each semester and can be faxed to the Student Administrative Services Office, Attention:  Billing at 413-796-2081.

Online Payment Option 

To pay your bill online, visit the Student Administrative Services Office website at Student Administrative Services, and click on “Billing and Finances,” then select "Online Bill Payments."

Phone:  413-796-2080 or 800-325-1122 ext. 2080
Fax:  413-796-2081