Catalogue 2017 - 2018

About the University

Western New England University is a private, comprehensive, coeducational institution located on a 215-acre campus in a suburban neighborhood four miles from downtown Springfield. Founded in 1919 as the Springfield Division of Northeastern University, it became established with its own charter and identity as Western New England College in 1951. Building of the current campus began in 1958. In 2011, the institution became Western New England University.

Western New England University values teaching excellence, mentorship, and research as it educates students committed to serving their communities. Through the integration of liberal and professional learning, the University promotes visionary thinking, leadership, and creativity to prepare its 3,955 students for the demands of a global society.