“Beyond the Guidebook”  College Representative Questionnaire


10/11/2018 @ 12:40 PM

Name of College:

Western New England University

Name of Representative:

Marcus Maroney

Email Address:


Phone Number:

Office: 413-782-1749

College Web Page:


Please give some examples of high profile events held on campus last year  (i.e. concerts. speakers, political debates, etc.):        

T-Pain performed last year (2017)

What percentage of students stay on campus during the weekends?

Majority as out of 2,700 students, half are not from the New England area.

New initiatives on campus and/or institutional goals?

New dining hall finished.

Test Optional.

1st Robotics Scholarship, Business Scholarship

What is something you might find at the school that may not exist at any other school?

Office if First Year Students.

If located outside of New England, what New England area schools is your institution similar to?

What is the distance to the nearest big city? And what is that city?

1-½ from Boston

What is the approximate distance from Westborough, driving and/or flying?

What are your most popular majors?

Mechanical Engineering, Criminal Justice,
Sports Management, Psychology

What are your newest and/or most unique majors?

Actuarial Science

What majors are you hoping to grow?


Will applying “undecided” for a major affect a student’s chances for acceptance?

No, students can apply “Undecided”.

But if interested in Engineering or Pharmacy - have to apply “Engineering Undeclared” and Pharmacy has to be selected as intended major.

Is there a statistical advantage to applying early decision or early action?

If interviews are required or recommended, where and by whom are they conducted?

Are students automatically considered for merit scholarships with the application to the school?

What percentage of demonstrated financial aid do you meet?

Is there anything else a student should know that they will not easily find in a guidebook or online?