Westfield State College (WSC)

Westfield, MA

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Westfield State College

Westfield State College

Westfield State College Student Essentials

Westfield State College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Owls
Website: www.westfield.ma.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $8,297
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,377
Retention Rate: 81%
Enrollment: 7,413
Year Established: 1838

About WSC

A top school in the Massachusetts State University System, Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts is ideal for both commuter students and those who wish to live on campus.

Westfield State offers a range of liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Art, Computer Information Science, Criminal Justice, English, Ethnic and Gender Studies, Music, Nursing, Social Work, Theatre and World Literature are just some examples.

Westfield State, while educating many students from Western Massachusetts and nearby New England regions, has a large number of residential students.

However, Westfield State also honors the working adult student and his or her needs by offering courses part-time and evening schedules as well as courses through continuing education.

Student life at Westfield State offers much in the way of the arts and other activities. Westfield State is home to a student-run radio station and television station as well as student art galleries, a student jazz ensemble and a thriving theatre arts department. There are also intramural sports, a thriving Greek life and over 70 recreational, cultural and academic clubs to choose from.

Student services include an academic achievement center, career services, health services, a counseling center, and financial aid offerings for eligible students including scholarships, loans and grants.

WSC Map & Location

Westfield State College
577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA 01086


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Getting Around WSC

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

2/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Westfield, MA

Winter
Dec
40
23
Jan
34
18
Feb
39
21
Spring
Mar
48
28
Apr
61
38
May
71
48
Summer
Jun
80
57
Jul
85
63
Aug
83
61
Fall
Sep
75
53
Oct
63
41
Nov
52
33

WSC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 6,267
Freshman Class 1,591
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 7,413

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 80%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 6%
African American 4%
Caucasian 80%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%
Full-Time 62%
Part-Time 38%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Westfield State College

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