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Tuition & Financial Aid

As part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, Westfield State University is proud to offer a comprehensive university experience at a price that minimizes cost.

Not a full-time undergraduate?

View Graduate & Continuing Education Tuition & Fees

Application Fee: $50


Tuition is free for persons 60 years of age and over.

  • Deposit
  • In-State
    $970 annually
  • Out-of-State
    $7,050 annually
  • New England Regional Program
    $1,455 annually


(Subject to change)

  • All Students (except Nursing)
    $8,305.00 annually
  • Nursing Students
    $9,397.00 annually


View Residence Halls

  • New Student Deposit
  • Returning Student Deposit
  • Cost (varies by Residence Hall)
    $6,310 - $9,370 annually

Dining (per semester)

View Dining Selections on Campus

  • 19 Meals/Week
  • 14 Meals/Week
  • 10 Meals/Week
  • 5 Meals/Week (Commuters or On-Campus Apartments only)

Payment Information

Financial Aid

To be considered for all financial aid offered through Westfield State, you only need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Financial Aid Rules & Regulations:

Money Management

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First-Year Students

Westfield State offers merit scholarships based on the Application for Admission (There are no separate scholarship applications.) However, students are encouraged to apply for outside scholarships as well.

Current Students

The Westfield State Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce over $200,000 has been released for scholarship aid for the 2017-2018 academic year. Returning students are eligible to apply for additional Westfield scholarships. There are a few scholarships open to incoming freshman.

Contact Lisa McMahon at lmcmahon@westfield.ma.edu or (413) 485-7360 for more information.