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College Profile: Westfield State University

 
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Westfield State College at 577 Western Avenue, in Westfield, Massachusetts, USA, is a small liberal arts college, located about 20 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts and about 2 hours from Boston. Westfield State College was founded in 1838 in Barre, Massachusetts as a normal school. Westfield State College was the first coeducational normal school in the United States. Since the 1970’s, the school has expanded its program to include criminal justice, communication, regional planning, political science, chemistry, theatre arts, and other programs. The college is most recognized for its Criminal Justice and Education Programs. More state troopers have graduated from Westfield State College than from any other school in the state. Westfield State College is also the second largest producer of new teachers among the Massachusetts state colleges. The school's mascot is the owl and its colors blue and white.
 
577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA
01086-1630
413-572-5300 (general)
413-572-5218 (financial aid)
413-572-5218 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Westfield State University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
6,232 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
4,941 Fall Applicants2,980 Total Dormitory Capacity
3,173 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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