Westfield State University

country rank  1735
world rank  8741

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University Overview

Established in 1838, Westfield State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Westfield (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Westfield State University (WSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Westfield State University (WSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 180 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WSU
Founded 1838
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 577 Western Avenue
Westfield (population range: 10,000-49,999)
01086-1630 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (413) 572 5300
F +1 (413) 572 0520

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 577 Western Ave.
Westfield 01086
+1 (413) 572 5218

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Westfield State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Massachusetts System of Public Higher Education (MSPHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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