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International Admissions

Applying Across The World

Want to experience life and learning in a different country? You've come to the right place. Here at Western New England University, we've got a lot to offer, from a solid education and degrees that go the distance, to a kind family of Golden Bears made up of students, faculty, and staff. Our students are high-spirited, ambitious, curious, and kind—and we've got a feeling you're going to fit right in.


Our warm and welcoming campus is a home away from home for students like yourself. Whether you're studying abroad for the academic programs, to experience new cities and opportunities, or both, WNE is the place for you.

WNE offers a variety of diverse academic degrees, with nearly 50 undergraduate majors and more than 20 graduate and professional programs for you to choose from. As an international student, you'll be taught by knowledgeable professors who want to invest in you and your goals. You'll enjoy small classes that promote individualized attention and allow you to bond with your instructors.

In addition to learning at a university with many prestigious accreditations, you'll benefit from exciting internship and experiential learning opportunities that will help you build a solid resume and stand out from other graduates in your field.

We love it here, and we know you will, too. Don't wait any longer—apply to become a Golden Bear today!

30 Number of countries represented in the WNE student population
5 Percentage of the WNE student body made up of international students

Student Stories

“Joining an American university from India was definitely out of my comfort zone. But WNE prepares graduates to adapt and thrive and has positioned me well to achieve my personal and professional goals—which include being an analyst at a hedge fund or investment bank, and someday running my own hedge fund.”–Aditya Shah

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Explore Your Home Away from Home

Explore Your Home Away from Home

Get excited! At Western New England University, you'll receive an excellent education as you connect with peers and make life-long memories with new friends from all over the globe. Discover what it means to be a Golden Bear—from diverse academic programs to exciting learning opportunities and nearby sites and attractions.

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You Are Welcome Here Scholarship

Get Financial Assistance We're Here for You

Get Financial Assistance

Need help paying for school? You may be eligible for a merit scholarship through WNE. International Students are eligible for the same merit scholarships as domestic students. The scholarship is automatically renewed if a student is in good academic standing, in full-time status, and is making Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Merit Aid, Scholarships, and Grants


Discover Outstanding Academic Offerings

Discover Outstanding Academic Offerings

Study at a university with prestigious accreditations and a wide variety of diverse academic programs. We offer 50+ undergraduate majors and more than 20 graduate and professional programs through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and our School of Law.



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Experience the East Coast

Western New England University is located in Springfield, Massachusetts, and is only 241 kilometers north of New York City, 138 kilometers west of Boston, and 39 kilometers from Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut. It's a great place to explore American culture through music, art, theater, fairs, and festivals. In addition to enjoying proximity to big cities, you'll live and study close to the Basketball Hall of Fame, the Six Flags New England Amusement Park, and plenty of great shopping destinations!

Career Development

Build a Solid Resume Impressive Internships

Build a Solid Resume

Get ahead of other graduates in your field with hands-on experience through impressive internships. From LEGO Systems to PricewaterhouseCoopers, Western New England University offers a network of more than 1,000 internship sites.

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Find the Resources You Need

Discover the resources you need to make it official, from our international student brochure to visa information and more.

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Student Experience

From the moment you arrive at the WNE campus in Massachusetts, you'll be greeted by friendly people who are excited to meet you and show you around. Our beautiful, walkable campus offers a small-town feel. But don't worry—there's always something to do. Whether you're picnicking with friends on the lawn, trying delicious street food at the food truck festival, or singing along with big-name artists at the annual Spring Event, you'll stay busy experiencing all that the student experience at WNE has to offer.

Student Experience

Virtual Campus Tour

Tour Our Campus from Home

Are you interested in learning more about the admissions process, academic programs, scholarship opportunities, or visa process? Register today for one of our upcoming virtual events! In your virtual tour, you'll learn about the admissions process from one of our admissions counselors. You'll also experience a remote campus tour led by student ambassadors who will share their experiences, answer your questions, and prepare you for the excitement to come.

Undergraduate students click here to register!

Graduate students click here to register!

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