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Community College MassTransfer Details

Transfer Application Filing Deadlines

For Full-time Undergraduate Day Enrollment

Fall Semester Admission
MassTransfer priority filing date: February 15
Transfer application filing deadline: March 1

Spring Semester Admission
MassTransfer priority filing date: October 15
Transfer application filing deadline: November 15

Westfield State University course equivalency documents are available to date for the Massachusetts community colleges.


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To receive full MassTransfer benefits at Westfield State University, Community College students must meet the following conditions before transferring:

  • Enroll in any of the associate’s degree programs listed below beginning in fall 2009;
  • Complete all requirements for the associate’s degree programs listed below, including the 34-credit MassTransfer Block;
  • Do not enroll at any other college or university after graduating from Community College;
  • Complete the application file by March 1 for fall enrollment, and by October 15 for spring enrollment;
  • Earn a cumulative average of 2.50 or higher at the time of admission (2.60 or higher is required for admission to all Westfield State education licensure programs);
  • Submit a final official community college transcript conferring receipt of the associate’s degree as soon as it is available (students who complete degree requirements during terms for which degrees are not conferred also must send a letter confirming degree completion from your Community College Registrar or appropriate Academic Dean).

Full MassTransfer benefits include:

  • Automatic waiver of the application fee (at Westfield State, the application fee waiver applies to graduates of all community college associate’s degree programs, provided students file a paper form or select the version of the Westfield State online application designated for graduates of the Mass community colleges);
  • Guaranteed admission to Westfield State’s linked programs below, provided space is available in the linked Westfield State major;
  • Guaranteed transfer of 60 college-level credits, including grades of D (1.0), but excluding grades of D-;
  • Waiver of all outstanding Westfield State general education core requirements except 0 to 6 credits (0 to 2 courses), which will be determined by the Admission Office at the time of acceptance;
  • Eligibility for the MassTransfer Tuition Waiver* upon receipt of a final official community college transcript conferring receipt of the associate’s degree with a graduation QPA of 3.0 or higher. (*The MassTransfer Tuition Waiver is a one-third reduction in the cost of in-state tuition, or $320 annually, and is renewable for up to 2 years upon maintenance of a 3.0 QPA at Westfield State.)

Students who complete the 34-credit MassTransfer Block at Community College without completing the associate’s degree before transferring to Westfield State are entitled to the following MassTransfer Block benefits:

  • Guaranteed transfer of 34 credits of Block courses, including grades of D (1.0), but excluding grades of D-;
  • Waiver of all outstanding Westfield State general education core requirements except 0 to 6 credits (0 to 2 courses), which will be determined by the Admission Office at the time of acceptance.

The MassTransfer Block is comprised of the following 34 credits of liberal arts and sciences course work, as designated by your Community College at the time of transfer application to another Mass public higher education institution:

  • 6 credits of English Composition/Writing
  • 9 credits of Humanities and Fine Arts
  • 9 credits of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • 7 credits of Natural or Physical Sciences, including one 4-credit laboratory course
  • 3 credits of college-level Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning

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