Graduate Programs Overview

Westfield State University is a four-years, public school located in Westfield, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,696 for Massachusetts residents and $6,696 for other students in average.

It offers forty-nine graduate programs: 32 Master's, 12 Post-Bachelor's, 5 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWestfield State University
Typefour-years, public
Address577 Western Ave, Westfield, MA
Graduate School Students762 students
572 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,696
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 49 Graduate Programs
32 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 17 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Westfield State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Massachusetts residents, the tuition & fees are $6,696 and $6,696 for non-Massachusetts residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $372.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$0$372
Books & Supplies$1,070
Room & Board$12,197 (On-Campus) / $12,197 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,572 (On-Campus) / $2,572 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$15,838$22,535
Off-Campus Total$15,838$22,535
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Westfield State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 49 major areas - 31 Master's , 11 Post-Bachelor', 4 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,395 students enrolled in Westfield State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 762 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 229 male and 533 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 411 full-time and 351 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 572 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 99 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students229
Women Students533
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students411
Part-time Students351
By race/ethnicity 535 White, 43 Black, and 12 Asian students are attending at Westfield State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races20
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Westfield State University, 572 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 99 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment762
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses572
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses99
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses91
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses572
Massachusetts Resident522
Other State In U.S.50
Outside of U.S.0

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