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Why WNE?

You'll experience more than a great university at Western New England! You'll discover a world-class education in the heart of our postcard-perfect New England campus. At every turn, you'll be inspired by amazing professors conducting research on topics ranging from autism to purifying drinking water through acoustic waves. You will feel supported and confident in studying abroad or landing your dream internship. Whether you are a high school student beginning your college journey or a working professional returning to the classroom for an advanced degree, Western New England University is right where you belong.

Focused on You

One of the distinctions of a private university is the personalized attention students receive from faculty, staff, administrators, coaches, and upper-class students. At Western New England University, we take that commitment to a whole new level. Our intentionally small class sizes create an environment where you can excel.


Unique Experiences

From trading an actual $100,000 student-managed investment fund on the Stock Market as a Finance major, to presenting their research in New York City at an international psychology conference, to engineering a surgical device for breast cancer patients, our students take pride in how far they have come and are confident in how far they will go.


Hold the Door

We hold doors open for you here. Literally. Why is that such a big deal? Because this small gesture is representative of the students, faculty, and staff who are genuinely welcoming and caring to both visitors and fellow members of our community. That personal attention extends to the opening of doors to understanding and new experiences.


The WNE Difference

Ranked at the Top of “Best Value” Colleges

Western New England University is ranked in the top 3 percent of colleges and universities among the top 1,275 public and private institutions reviewed in the United States by The Economist magazine. The rankings analyzed which institutions offered the “best value” for the education received.

The Economist