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Discover life as a Golden Bear! Immerse yourself in our vibrant community, foster new connections, and envision your future at WNE.

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This Is Just the BeginningThe best is yet to come

We're excited about your personal goals and career ambitions. At WNE, we're committed to providing the support you need to navigate your future while allowing you the freedom to explore your options. This is your journey. We're here to help guide you in the direction you want to go.

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Outcomes that Matter

Excellent ValueStudent Outcomes

WNE is recognized nationally for our tradition of excellence that extends beyond the classroom. We're ranked #1 in Springfield for Return on Investment and 10th in the country for the likelihood of moving students from disadvantaged to affluent.

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Discover a TrueSense of Belonging

This is a community defined by how we uplift one another, where your individuality is celebrated and cherished. We study together, play together, and explore interests in everything from Ultimate Frisbee to robotics to Student Senate.

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Personalized Education

Our caring faculty are more than just instructors—they're inspiring mentors who take the time to truly understand your aspirations, and help you customize your study, weaving multiple interests with minors, internships, and special programs.

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Connections to LaunchYour Future

Our Career Center offers career assessment tools, guidance, and mock interviews that can help prepare you for where you want to be. Student support resources including the Writing Center, Math Center, and Counseling Services are within your reach.

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Priceless Experiences

We believe expertise comes from doing–and employers agree. You'll find experiential learning built into your curriculum through internships, hands-on projects, research opportunities, and faculty-led study abroad courses.

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At Western New England University, you'll find over 50 undergraduate majors and programs, a variety of graduate and professional programs, and unique cross-disciplinary combined and dual-degree programs that prepare you to land a job in your field while saving you time and tuition. Our schools and colleges consistently rank among the top institutions in Massachusetts and across the country. 

Are you ready? Explore what we have to offer, and start your journey today. 

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Golden Bears stay busy: whether we're cheering on the football team at the Golden Bear Stadium, painting the rock—one of our many campus traditions, or joining one of the many student-led clubs and organizations, you'll find a close community of learners, staff, and faculty at the heart of it all. At WNE, we embrace and celebrate our differences, and we challenge and support one another in service and self-discovery.

Hear from current Golden Bears to learn why they loved calling WNE home, and why you will, too.

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70+ Clubs and organizations, with plenty of room to grow!
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One StepIs All It Takes

One step on our campus, and you'll take in the beautiful views, exciting atmosphere, and endless possibilities WNE has to offer. Envision yourself in our active, thriving environment designed with your personal and academic needs in mind. Visit our campus in-person or virtually, and see it for yourself.

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Western New England Women's Basketball Seizes Commonwealth Coast Conference Title

It's celebration time at Western New England University as the women's basketball team seizes the Commonwealth Coast Conference title in a heart-stopping 50-49 triumph over the University of New England securing their spot in the NCAA Championships. Join the excitement as the Golden Bears await their opponent and venue reveal during the NCAA Selection Show on February 26!

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Western New England University and Greenfield Community College Forge Joint Admissions Agreement

Western New England University (WNE) and Greenfield Community College (GCC) reaffirm their commitment to student success through the re-signing of a joint admissions agreement, enhancing transfer pathways and academic support for GCC students.

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Western New England University President Dr. Robert Johnson Named Member of Massachusetts AI Strategic Task Force

Dr. Robert Johnson, President of Western New England University, appointed to Massachusetts AI Strategic Task Force by Governor Maura Healey. Tasked with leveraging AI for economic growth while ensuring responsible implementation.

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