As centuries-long injustices against black and brown persons continue today, the University remains committed to supporting and educating students, faculty and staff on our mission and values centered on inclusion, diversity and equity. Read more


Westfield State University was recently made aware of disturbing social media matters. We take these matters seriously and the University is assessing and addressing them under appropriate policies and procedures. Read President Torrecilha’s message to the campus community on this matter.

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Student Body Profile

Most of our students live on campus, which creates a community vibe you won't find anywhere else. We're real go-getters, too; most of our students participate in a club or organization, intramural or Division III athletics, community service and internship.

Small class sizes also mean personalized attention and the opportunity to have faculty as mentors and advisors. At Westfield, you won't have to worry about getting lost in a big lecture hall.

Here are some more of the basics:

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Number of Students
Part-time Undergraduates
of students live on campus
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Student-Faculty Ratio
Admissions Averages
  • High school GPA:  3.01
  • SAT score (critical reading + math):  1040
  • 91% of full-time undergraduate students receive some type of financial aid assistance
  • Average student debt after 4 years is $27,000

Admissions Procedures

Student Life

Student Life Information