558
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Westfield State University / College of Graduate and Continuing Education is located in Westfield, MA, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 189

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Other Advanced Degrees Research-based field internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

309
Applied
236
Accepted
179
Enrolled
76%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

558
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.57%
Black or African American 4.12%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.54%
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.97%
Unknown 9.5%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

95
Total faculty
Full-time (49)
Part-time (46)
Male (41)
Female (54)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Collaborative teacher education, developmental early childhood education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA  01086
United States
Contact Dr. Shelley Tinkham
Interim Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education
Email: shelleytinkham@westfield.ma.edu
Phone: 413-572-8030
Fax: 413-572-5227