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Rankings, Scorecards, and Employment Outcomes

Real value for the real world. That's what Western New England University offers its students. From The Economist to US. News and World Report, WNE is recognized for quality, value, and outcomes.

The University has been 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.

In 2020, U.S. News and World Report placed Western New England into a new category—National Universities, in its Best Colleges 2021 rankings. This category moves us from Regional to National, into the company of many of the top universities in the nation. Western New England is also ranked among its Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.

In the most recent update to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Western New England joined the newly created Doctoral/Professional Universities category, after having been categorized among master’s colleges and universities in the previous framework, also placing us in the company of many of the nation’s finest universities.

A recent report from the career-focused website Zippia ranked Western New England University #5 in the nation and #1 in Massachusetts among institutions when it comes to preparing graduates for the job market! The analysis by Zippia utilized data from the federal government’s College Scorecard, looking at employment rates 10 years after students who receive federal financial aid graduate. Western New England University’s employment rate ranked at 95.56%, placing it ahead of all but four institutions in the U.S.—including both public and private colleges and universities. 

In a survey of the Western New England University Class of 2020, 96% were employed/offered employment within six months of graduation. Others were enrolled in graduate school.

Come explore why Western New England University is a great investment in your future.