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Westfield State University

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Westfield State University (also known as "Westfield" or "Westfield State") is a comprehensive, coeducational, four-year public university in Westfield, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1838 by noted educator and social reformer Horace Mann as the first public co-educational college in America without barrier to race, gender and economic class. Westfield State University is the most residential of public institutions of higher learning in Massachusetts.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $7,050.00 avg tuition

577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA 01086-1630
(413) 572-5300

Apply online Admissions:
www.westfield.ma.edu/prospective-..
Financial Aid:
www.westfield.ma.edu/prospective-..

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Westfield State University

Statistics:
Applied 5,192
Admitted 3,178 61%
Enrolled total 1,133
Full Time: 1,133
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 550
SAT Math 470 560
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 80%
4-year graduation rate 42%
6-year graduation rate 58%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Westfield State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $970.00 $970.00 $7,050.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $6,916.00 $6,916.00 $6,916.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,860.00 $4,860.00 $4,860.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $270.00 $270.00 $270.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,946.00 $8,946.00 $2,600.00
Other Expenses $1,845.00 $1,845.00 $2,600.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,035.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 58%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,455.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 75%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,554.00

Westfield State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business/Commerce, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Secondary School Administration/Principalship X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physical Sciences X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
Psychology, Other X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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