Westfield State University Graduate School

Westfield State University (referred to as Westfield State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Westfield, MA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Westfield State is $6,475 for Massachusetts residents and $6,475 for out-of-state students. The school has 759 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,702 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Westfield State University (referred to as Westfield State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Westfield, MA.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1957 - Current).
Westfield State Directory Information
School NameWestfield State University (Westfield State)
Address577 Western Ave, Westfield, MA 01086-1630
Phone413-572-5300
Webhttps://www.westfield.ma.edu
Online Applicationhttps://explore.westfield.ma.edu/Ellucian.ERecruiting.Web.External/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Financial Infohttps://www.westfield.ma.edu/tuition-financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Westfield State is $6,475 for Massachusetts residents and $6,475 for out-of-state students. The school has 759 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,702 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 94 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$6,475
$6,475 for Massachusetts Residents
Student Population759
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs94 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Westfield State is $6,475 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $383.
Westfield State offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts Residents$6,475
Out-of-State$6,475
Tuition per Credit Hour
Massachusetts Residents$383
Out-of-State$383
Westfield State offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Westfield State University is $6,475. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -3.30% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$6,300$75
2019-2020$1,890$4,608
2020-2021$1,890$4,806
2021-2022$1,890$4,806
2022-2023$1,775$4,700
The graduate school tuition & fees of Westfield State is very inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,750 (public) / $30,247 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Westfield State University$6,475
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,582$28,108
Public$14,054$19,750
Private$30,247
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,766 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Westfield State.
On-campus living costs are increased by 6.75% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,766. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.75% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,948$2,673$10,948$2,673
2019-2020$11,453$2,672$11,453$2,672
2020-2021$11,139$2,672$11,139$2,672
2021-2022$12,197$2,572$12,197$2,572
2022-2023$12,894$2,872$12,894$2,872
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $383 at Westfield State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.96% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$350
2019-2020$361
2020-2021$372
2021-2022$372
2022-2023$383

Graduate Programs at Westfield State

Westfield State University offers 47 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 265 students have completed their study at Westfield State University.
Offered Degrees at Westfield State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree310246
Post Bachelor's Degree14015
Post Master's Degree204
Total470265
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Westfield State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching program with 5 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 99 completers.
Westfield State University offers 47 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 265 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 246 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 15 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 4 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 31 completers-
Administration of Special Education--
Special Education and Teaching7-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities--
Elementary Education and Teaching7-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching6-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education--
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education--
Mathematics Teacher Education--
Music Teacher Education--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Reading Teacher Education8-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education--
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education3-
Biology Teacher Education--
History Teacher Education--
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 4 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness4-
Psychology [+] 26 completers$43,600
Psychology-$43,600
Counseling Psychology24-
Psychology (other)2$59,900
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 25 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies25-
Human Services [+] 112 completers-
Public Administration13-
Social Work99$47,000
Visual and Performing Arts [+] --
Music--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Physician Assistant29-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Accounting6-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total246
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching5-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education--
Mathematics Teacher Education--
Music Teacher Education--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education--
History Teacher Education--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness1-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total15
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] --
Psychology (other)--
Total4

Graduate Student Population at Westfield State

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 759 students enrolled into Westfield State University graduate schools where it has total 4,702 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 395 full-time and 364 part-time graduate students. By gender, 221 male and 538 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total759221538
Full-time395103292
Part-tme364118246
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 533 White (70.22%), 46 Black/African American (6.06%), 67 Hispanic (8.83%), 13 Asian (1.71%), and 100 students with other races. 5 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total759221538
American Indian/Native American101
Asian13310
Black/African American46937
Hispanic671354
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White533168365
Two More251114
Un-Known681751
Non-resident Alien505
Westfield State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 251 graduate students (33.07% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 237 graduate students (31.23% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total759
Enrolled Online Exclusively251
Enrolled Some Online Courses237
Not in Online Courses271

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