|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||13%|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,980 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Westfield State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,737 applications and 3,691 students were granted admission. Westfield State University is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 11% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 88% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||890 to 1090|
|ACT||19 to 24|
Westfield State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,050 and in-state students paid $970.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 88% of Westfield State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,173 (which is 5.8% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Westfield State University in 2016-2017, was 1,000, which is 77% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,268 (which is 0.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Westfield State University has enrolled a total of 6,335 students (5,224 students full-time and 1,111 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,335 students, 430 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 5,633 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 702 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 433 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Westfield State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||33%||296||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||8%||75|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||28||0|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||22|
|Architecture And Related Services||2%||20|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Westfield State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Westfield State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,600. Last year, out of the total 1,648 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,566 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,578 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,468 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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