If you are considering submitting an application to Western New England University, the application fee is $40.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
|Western New England University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||16.1%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||62%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||7%|
Western New England University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Western New England University is moderately difficult. Western New England University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Western New England University accepted 89% of all applicants, around 5,576 of the 6,235 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Western New England University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Western New England University must submit the following items. Double check with Western New England University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Western New England University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 32.4% submitted a class rank. At Western New England University 16.1% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46.9% were in the top 25% and 82.6% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Western New England University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||11.6%|
|3.50 and 3.74||11.4%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.2%|
|3.00 and 3.24||10.9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||15.9%|
|2.00 and 2.49||7.5%|
Western New England University does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Western New England University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 62% of Western New England University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Western New England University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Western New England University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Western New England University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Western New England University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Western New England University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Western New England University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Western New England University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Western New England University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Western New England University.
Does Western New England University accept transfer credits?
Western New England University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Western New England University accepts:
Does Western New England University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Western New England University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Western New England University?
No, Western New England University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Western New England University's acceptance rate?
Western New England University's acceptance rate is 89%.
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How hard is it to get into Western New England University? Western New England University is a somewhat selective institution. The Western New England University acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western New England University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western New England University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Western New England University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Western New England University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Western New England University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.54. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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