Western Avenue Westfield, MA 01086 413-572-5218
http://www.westfield.ma.edu admissions@wsc.ma.edu
About Westfield State College
  • Year of Foundation 1838
  • Size of Campus 227 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,667
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56% 44% 7%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $970 In state, $7,050 Out of state
  • Room and Board $5,742
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 4,078
Founded in 1838 by Horace Mann, Westfield State is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, creed or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Latino Association for Empowerment, Third World Organization
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Sigma, Kappa Delta Phi, Lambda Iota Tau, Lambda Pi Eta, Lambda Sigma, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Xi
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Springfield
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Hartford (45), Boston (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Springfield
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 58%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 481,022
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 142,504
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,706
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 8,000
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 634
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,650
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution ( Western New England College)
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 56%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Western New England College)
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