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Facts & Stats

Western New England was established in 1919 and became a university in 2011. The main campus has expanded from its original 34 acres to 215 acres, containing 28 major buildings and and numerous athletic and recreational fields.

Our Students

  • 2,613 full-time undergraduates
  • 123 part-time undergraduates
  • 282 law students
  • 518 graduate and adult learners
  • 272 pharmacy students

TOTAL: 3,808 students from 37 states and territories and 25 foreign countries

Undergraduate Profile

  • 63% of full-time students are men and 37% are women
  • 50% of full-time students are from out of state
  • 64% of full-time students live on campus (80% of freshmen live on campus)
  • More than 125 scholarship programs available to full-time students
  • 98% of students receive financial aid through the University
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Average high school GPA of entering class: 3.4

Our Faculty/Staff

  • Student/faculty ratio 12:1
  • 235 full-time faculty
  • 140 adjunct faculty
  • 465 full-time staff
  • 40 part-time staff

A Vibrant Student Body

Approximately 64% of full-time undergraduates live on campus (80% of freshmen) to become invested members of our institution. The University has a growing international enrollment from nearly 30 countries who enrich our living and learning community and serve as global ambassadors of our unique educational experience.

Student Affairs

Supporting Your Goals

About 98% of students receive some form of financial aid through our Merit Scholarship program, need-based scholarships, grants, campus employment, and loans.

Merit Aid

Alumni Affinity

Western New England University has more than 46,300 alumni, of which 8,100 are graduates of the School of Law. While our alumni reside in all 50 states and in 40 countries around the world, they maintain strong bonds of affinity to our institution, supporting our Annual Fund, donating their time to mentor current students, or hiring our graduates.


More About Us

  • Explore Our Outstanding Academic Offerings

    Whether you are a high school student engaged in the college search process or professional seeking an advanced degree, Western New England has the depth and breadth of academic offerings to pursue your interests and goals.

  • Our History Speaks Volumes

    Nearly a century ago, our vision was to offer an educational experience that changed peoples lives and open doors for them to seek greater opportunities. While a lot has changed, our University History reflects how our core values and vision still resonate today.