Welcome high school guidance counselors

We're one of nine state universities in the Commonwealth and admission to Westfield is highly competitive. We offer 32 majors and our classes are taught by a diverse and distinguished faculty who are well-known in their field and are committed to our students’ total educational development.  At Westfield, there are numerous opportunities to extend the learning experience beyond the classroom including:

  • A flagship internship program that includes a variety of authentic, real-world opportunities with leading-edge companies, government institutions, and not-for-profit organizations such as Walt Disney World, the U.S. Marshal’s Office, and the American Cancer Society.
  • A highly-regarded Study Abroad Program with great schools in more than 35 countries around the world including China, France, Italy, and Ireland.
  • Many opportunities to be part of Westfield’s lively and diverse campus life including more than 75 student clubs and organizations and 45 intramural and club sports programs.  

Not only do we provide our students with an outstanding education at an affordable price but we also take great pride in knowing that our retention and graduation rates are among the highest of the Massachusetts state universities.

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