Aerial view of campus

Facts & Stats

Western New England By the Numbers

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 numerous athletic and recreational fields.

Our Students
  • 2,522 full-time undergraduates
  • 61 part-time undergraduates
  • 395 law students
  • 392 graduate and adult learners
  • 203 pharmacy students
  • 74 occupational therapy students

TOTAL: 3,647 students from 38 states and D.C. and 22 countries

Undergraduate Profile
  • 58% of full-time students are men and 42% are women
  • 48% of full-time students are from out of state
  • 56.8% of full-time students live on campus (75.6% of freshmen live on campus)
  • Nearly 170 scholarship programs available to full-time students
  • 95% of students receive financial assistance
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Average freshman SAT scores: Critical Reading & Math: 1203 (national average: 1060)
  • Average high school GPA of entering class: 3.49
Our Faculty/Staff
  • Student/faculty ratio 13:1
  • 213 full-time faculty
  • 124 adjunct faculty
  • 414 full-time staff
  • 56 part-time staff

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

Just 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.