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Considering Westfield for the next step in your college journey?

We believe higher education should transform you—and we partner with you to make that happen. Westfield offers inspiring academics designed to help you stretch and grow, on a beautiful 256 acre New England campus.

You're a transfer student if you have already completed some classes at the college level.

Transfer Application Deadlines

Enrolling in the Fall Deadline
Mass Transfer Priority Filing February 15
Transfer Application March 1
Enrolling in the Spring Deadline
Mass Transfer Priority Filing October 15
Transfer Application December 15

 

How to Apply as a Transfer Student

Choose the option that best fits your situation:

  • I am an international student
  • I want to attend part-time in the day or evening.
  • I want to complete my degree online.
  • I want to attend full-time on campus, and
    • I am or will be a Massachusetts Community College graduate.
    • I am NOT a Massachusetts Community College graduate.

Nursing Student?

Westfield State University is not accepting transfer applications for the traditional undergraduate BS in Nursing. However, licensed Registered Nurses (RNs) who've earned an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) may apply for admission to the RN-to-BSN bachelor degree completion program.

 

Massachusetts Community College Graduates

Students who are or will be Massachusetts Community College graduates will need:

  • Application (Free to apply!)
    Complete and sign the paper application or submit the online application.
  • Official Transcripts
    Official transcripts for all colleges or universities you’ve attended.
  • Course Schedule
    A list of your current course schedule, including course number, title, and credits

MassTransfer program for Massachusetts Community College students

 

Transfer Students

Students who are NOT Massachusetts Community College graduates will need:

  • Application (Free to apply!)
    Submit the online application.
  • Official Transcripts
    Official transcripts for all colleges or universities you’ve attended.
  • Course Schedule
    A list of your current course schedule, including course number, title, and credits
  • Official High School Transcript(s)
    Transfer applicants must submit an official high school transcript for grades 9-12. Applicants who attended more than one high school are required to submit official high school transcripts from all high schools attended.

    Applicants who earn a high school equivalency diploma (GED) are required to submit an official GED scores report and an official copy of their high school transcript(s).

Learn more about transfer admission policies.

 

Optional Items

College Essay
Students are not required to submit an essay with their application to Westfield State but may submit one if they choose. There is no specific essay question that students must answer; students are welcome to submit an essay with a topic of their choosing.

Any student wishing to submit an essay should copy and paste the essay into the “College Essay (optional)” section on the application.

Letters of Recommendation 
Students who wish to submit letters of recommendation are welcome to do so. Recommendations should come from educators (teachers, advisors, guidance counselors, etc.) and students should submit no more than 3 letters of recommendation.

 

Veteran & Military Services

Our Veteran and Military Services Office is a one-stop-shop that is committed to providing support and assistance for veterans, active duty military, guard/reserves, and their dependents.

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After You Apply

Westfield State University maintains and promotes a policy of equal education opportunity for all students, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, physical handicap, or national origin.

The rules, regulations, policies, fees, and other charges, courses of study, and admission and academic requirements that appear in Westfield State University’s recruitment brochures were in effect at the time of publication. They are published for informational purposes only, and do not constitute a contract between the College and any student, applicant for admission, or other person. Whether noted elsewhere in these brochures or not, the College reserves the right to change, eliminate, and add to any existing (and to introduce additional) rules, regulations, policies, fees and other charges, courses of study, and academic and admission requirements. Whenever it does so, the College will give as much advance notice as it considers feasible or appropriate, but it reserves the right in all cases to do so without notice.

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