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Western New England University

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215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, 01119 MA
(413) 782-3111 www.wne.edu

CELEBRATING OUR CENTENNIAL

Celebrating its Centennial in the year 2019, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the School of Law.

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.

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.

Western New England University received multiple recognitions in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 “America’s Best Colleges,” an in-depth look at more than 1,800 institutions of higher education nationwide. Along with its traditional place among the top tier of Regional Universities in the North, Western New England was included in such categories as Best Value Schools, Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, and A-Plus Schools for B Students. These highly rated schools admit a meaningful proportion of students who do not get straight As.

When it comes to Engineering programs, Western New England University was ranked among the best in the nation when it comes to institutions where the primary focus is on undergraduate education. In this category, Western New England ranked fourth in Massachusetts and 57th in the nation.

To reach Western New England University by car, follow these directions…

From the East and West (Boston, Albany) via the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90):

Leave the Mass. Pike at Exit 6. Turn left onto I-291. Take Exit 5 off I-291 (“Route 20-A West to East Springfield”). Bear right at the end of the exit ramp on Page Blvd. Take the left at the first light onto Roosevelt Ave. Take Roosevelt Avenue 2.5 miles to the intersection with Wilbraham Road (fifth traffic light). Turn left onto Wilbraham Road and follow it 1.5 miles through the second light. Turn right into the parking lot of the Welcome Center. (Total 5.6 miles from Mass. Pike.)

From the North via Interstate 91:

Leave I-91 at Exit 8, (“Ludlow, Boston 1-291”). Travel to Exit 5B, (“East Springfield”). Turn right off of the ramp onto Page Blvd. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Roosevelt Ave. Take Roosevelt Avenue 2.5 miles to the intersection with Wilbraham Road (fifth traffic light). Turn left onto to Wilbraham Road and follow it 1.5 miles through the second light. Turn right into the parking lot of the Welcome Center. (Total 8.6 miles from I-91)

From the South via Interstate 91:

Leave I-91 at Exit 2 (“East Longmeadow”). Follow signs (“Route 83”) to the light at the intersection of Longhill and Sumner Ave. Turn right onto Sumner Ave. Travel straight on Sumner Ave. (which becomes Allen St.)* to the traffic light at the intersection of Allen St. and Bradley Road (3.2 miles). Turn left onto Bradley Road and travel 1.6 miles to Wilbraham Rd. and turn right. Travel 0.2 miles and turn right, into the parking lot of the Welcome Center. (Total 5.7 miles from I-91.)

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October 2019

Western New England University, Talk

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Western New England University, 215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, 01119 MA
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Western New England University will host author John Glynn on Thursday, October 24, at 4:00 p.m. in Sleith Hall Wood Auditorium on the University campus. A reception will follow the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. Glynn will discuss Out East his memoir which chronicles his coming-of-age in a summer share, as he came to terms with being gay. Glynn is currently an editor at Hanover Square Press, an imprint of HarperCollins. He grew up in…

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Western New England University, Open House

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Western New England University, 215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, 01119 MA
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What's the best way to see what Western New England University is all about? Visit the campus during our Open Houses. Western New England University will host high school students and their parents at an open house on Saturday, October 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. starting in the University Commons. The event is free, but advance reservation is requested by visiting wne.edu/openhouse or calling 413-782-1321. This undergraduate open house is intended for all prospective students, regardless of their…

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