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Westfield is one of a kind, combining big school features with small school advantages, people who think differently and creatively about the world around them, motivated students ready to make the most of their experience, and a diverse and distinguished faculty, serving as mentors and guides to shape your educational path.

  • 15:1

    Student Faculty Ratio

  • #1

    Most Affordable College with Best Outcomes in Massachusetts

  • 87%

    of Students Receive Financial Aid

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Colleges of Distinction Awards

Westfield State University has been named a College of Distinction for the 2023-2024 academic year, marking its commitment to providing a high-quality undergraduate education that focuses on hands-on learning, strong student-teacher relationships, a vibrant campus life, and successful outcomes.

Colleges of Distinction’s selection process comprises a sequence of in-depth research and detailed interviews with the schools, accepting only those that adhere to the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes. As a College of Distinction, Westfield State University has shown excellence in each of these areas, providing its students with a well-rounded, practical education that prepares them for successful careers and lives.

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