Graduate Programs Overview

Westfield State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Westfield, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,498 for Massachusetts residents and $6,696 for other students in average.

It offers forty-eight graduate programs: 31 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
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address577 Western Ave, Westfield, MA
Graduate School Students726 students
38 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,498
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 48 Graduate Programs
31 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 17 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $6,498 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 $361.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$361$361
Books & Supplies$1,070
Room & Board$11,139 (On-Campus) / $11,139 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,672 (On-Campus) / $2,672 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$14,879$21,577
Off-Campus Total$14,879$21,577
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Westfield State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 48 major areas - 30 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.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,795 students enrolled in Westfield State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 726 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 192 male and 534 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 355 full-time and 371 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 38 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 260 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students192
Women Students534
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students355
Part-time Students371
By race/ethnicity 495 White, 35 Black, and 15 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 races27
4 students are younger than 22 and 129 students are older than 65. The school has 402 students aged between 22 and 30 and 191 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under4
40 & Over129
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, 38 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 260 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment726
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses38
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses260
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses428
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses38
Massachusetts Resident33
Other State In U.S.5
Outside of U.S.0

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