Health & Safety Alert: The City of Westfield’s risk level for the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) illness has been elevated to high. In addition to sharing and encouraging individual precautions with the campus community, the University has rescheduled outdoor campus activities to avoid the hours between dusk and dawn, until further notice. More Information


Attention parents and students! The 2020-2021 FAFSA is now open. Apply here for Financial Aid

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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)
    $9,879.00 annually
  • Nursing Students
    $11,073.00 annually


View Residence Halls

  • New Student Deposit
  • Cost (varies by Residence Hall)
    $6,850 - $10,200 annually

Dining (per semester)

View Dining Selections on Campus

  • Unlimited Meal Plan
  • DC Basic Plan
  • On The Go Meal Plan (Commuters or On-Campus Apartments only)

Payment Information

Note: On or about June 30, 2017, credit and debit card payments of educational expenses will be charged a 2.5% service fee. To avoid this fee, consider paying via e-check when making an online payment. To learn more about the fee, read the Credit Card Fee FAQ's.

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

Feel like money is tight? When you are a student, finances can be overwhelming.  CashCourse offers FREE online personal finance tools to get you on the right path to a great financial future, while making your money count today.  Register for a free account and take charge of your money today!


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 private scholarships as well. Merit-based scholarships are also available to out-of-state students.

Current Students

The Westfield State Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce over $200,000 has been released for scholarship aid for the 2018-2019 academic year. Returning students are eligible to apply for additional Westfield scholarships. There are a few scholarships open to incoming freshman.


October 17, 2019

ATTENTION: Parents & Students
It’s time to fill out the 2020–2021 FAFSA!

Apply now at