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Entrepreneurship, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Are you a risk-taker with a great idea for a new product or service? Then you've come to the right place. The Entrepreneurship major offered by Western New England University can help you turn your big idea into a working business, or new product for an existing company.

About

The Entrepreneurship major is offered by Western New England University. From unique courses and collaborations with our College of Engineering to alliances with the business community, we provide the proving ground to help you realize your dream of one day owning your own business or working as an innovator within a corporation.

Why choose Entrepreneurship?

Western New England University is a highly entrepreneurial community, encouraging cross-disciplinary collaboration and innovation across its diverse range of programs. Business students may participate in collaborative courses and ventures with students from the Entrepreneurship Club and in projects such as the 3 Day Start-up, a 72-hour learning-by-doing event that teaches entrepreneurial skills to University students in an extreme hands-on experience.

Career Opportunities

Entrepreneurship majors are prepared to found and operate their own businesses or work as intrapreneurs within larger organizations that employ a competitive strategy of innovation. The principles and techniques students majoring in entrepreneurship will learn will be equally applicable to entrepreneurial opportunities in business, government, social, and academic organizations that are attempting to grow via innovation. Specific intrapreneurial job titles may include marketing managers; product, brand, or program managers; customer services managers; planning or innovation managers; and any position involving the creation and management of change.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Western New England University has a "rolling" admissions policy, not a set admission deadline, which gives students greater flexibility in applying.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    37-39 credit hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

At our AACSB International accredited University, you can study toward two career paths: entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial (a path for students looking to be innovators within a corporation) and take courses ranging from Venture Feasibility to Business Law for Entrepreneurs. Through this cross-disciplinary Product Development and Innovations course, teams of engineering and business students collaborate to turn ideas into marketable products, including several that have been patented. Our teams have competed at the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovation Showcase (IShow) and placed in the top 10 four times. To-date students have been awarded more than $33,000 from the Grinspoon Spirit Awards for their entrepreneurial ideas.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Forward official secondary school transcript(s) accompanied by an English translation of the document(s) as well as an official transcript of the in-progress grades when available.
  • Submit an Affidavit of Support form.
  • Submit an official letter from your bank (on the bank's stationery) declaring that the financial sponsor has sufficient funding to support the student's education at Western New England University. 
  • Provide a recommendation from a guidance counselor or teacher. 
  • SAT - Criticial reading score of a 450 on the old SAT
  • ACT - Verbal score of 18

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    34338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34338 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34338 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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*12-18 credit hours per term.

Living costs for Springfield

  • 1020 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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