Western New England University School of Law

Western New England University School of Law

We attract students who are passionate and entrepreneurial, who are driven by a desire to right social injustice, fight for equality for all, and preserve the rule of law at home and abroad. Many of our students are the first in their families to pursue a law degree and appreciate our generous scholarship awards, tuition freeze, and Public Interest Scholars program. Our inclusive community enrolls a diverse full- and part-time population. Our students enjoy unparalleled access to externships and clinical experiences in state and federal courts, major law firms and corporations in Springfield and Hartford, and a wide variety of nonprofit and government agencies.

Contact Info

Website: http://www.law.wne.edu/
Address: 1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01119
Admission Phone: (413) 782-1406
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Student-faculty ratio18:1
Tuition $40,954 per year (full-time, in-state)
$40,954 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$30,298 per year (part-time, in-state)
$30,298 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$21,721
Founded In1974
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/19
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline04/15/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Western New England University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Western New England University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data


Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
jep1414 147 A 3.38


Yes 03/21/19 - 04/01/19 one year ago
futurelawayer1901 150 A 2.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mcnealus18 145 P 2.86

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
dude 162 A 3.41

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
kbrowski 160 P 2.85

Interested In Applying

No - - - 4 years ago
jgolicz 149 A 3.10


- - - 4 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants580580
Number of Offers333333
Number of Matriculants9191
75% GPA3.493.49
Median GPA3.203.20
25% GPA2.962.96
75% LSAT151151
Median LSAT148148
25% LSAT146146
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students269
Total Students Receiving Grants199
% of Students Receiving Grants74
75% Grant Amount$32,000
Median Grant Amount$24,000
25% Grants Amount$15,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (36)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (35)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (3)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (56)
  • Hispanics (10)
  • Black or African American (12)
  • Asian (7)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (4)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (1)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (3)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (4)

  • Total Women% (60)
  • Total Men% (39)
Western New England University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 93 60.22%
2016 95 66.32%
2015 86 90.70%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (53)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (14)
  • Employed Other (17)
  • Unemployed (28)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association