Western New England University requires at least 122 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Western New England University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Western New England University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 63% of students who start college at Western New England University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Western New England University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Western New England University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Western New England University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Western New England University.
Reminder: Check with Western New England University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Western New England University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Western New England University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Western New England University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Western New England University
Western New England University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Western New England University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Western New England University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Western New England University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Western New England University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Western New England University.
🟨 Western New England University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the D'Amour Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Western New England University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Western New England University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Western New England University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Western New England University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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