WNE Excels in U.S. News and World Report 2024 Best Colleges Rankings

In the latest U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges rankings, Western New England University (WNE) has solidified its standing as a prominent national institution. Securing an impressive #236 position in the Overall Rank National Universities category, WNE reaffirms its commitment to excellence in higher education.

The University’s dedication to providing accessible and quality education is evident in its consistent performance in the Top Performers on Social Mobility category, maintaining its spot at #207. Notably, WNE’s College of Engineering has once again excelled, securing the #86 position in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Program nationally.

WNE College of Engineering Dean S. Hossein Cheraghi expresses enthusiasm for this achievement, attributing it to the exceptional quality of education and the dedication of WNE’s faculty and staff. “The College of Engineering serves as a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, emphasizing hands-on learning experiences and a supportive community. Undergraduate and graduate programs across various engineering disciplines prepare students for leadership roles, with a remarkable 100% internship placement rate and 98% of 2020 graduates securing employment within six months of graduation.”

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and University Provost Maria Toyoda commends WNE’s commitment to excellence, emphasizing the University’s mission to prepare students for successful careers. “The latest rankings underscore the hard work and dedication defining WNE’s academic community, reinforcing its position as an institution dedicated to shaping successful futures.”