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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,488 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$970 tuition
$9,233 on campus room & board
$958 books
$7,327 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$24,568 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,050 tuition
$9,233 on campus room & board
$958 books
$7,327 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,470 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
30% get federal aid ($4,560 avg)
54% get state aid ($1,554 avg)
26% get institn'l aid ($1,470 avg)
75% get loans ($5,554 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.75% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.16% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,455 58%
Federal Grant Aid $4,560 30%
Pell Grants $3,700 30%
Other Federal Grants $978 26%
Institution Grant Aid $1,470 26%
State Grant Aid $1,554 54%
Student Loans $5,554 75%
Federal Loans $5,119 75%
Other Loans $8,691 4%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y
- Y
$500 - $1,500 Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Westfield State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA 01086-1630
(413) 572-5300
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $260
Out of State $260


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Caitlyn
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a current student here

    There's a Dunkin Donuts on campus so that's good.

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  • 3
  • Alex from West Springfield, MA
  • Dec-13-2013 I am a current student here

    Westfield State is going to offer you the same college experience you would get at most of the similar colleges. If you choose to live there, and you like it, you will have a great time, but remember your priority is to get educated!

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  • Nicole from Clinton, MA
  • Jun-20-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a pretty cheap school to attend with a pretty high quality education. The campus is nice, and there is always something going on.

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  • Colleen from Windsor Locks, CT
  • May-06-2013 I am a current student here

    Westfield is one of the most affordable 4 year schools in my area, and I get so much out of it. I wouldn't change schools for anything. Not only is it affordable, but the career center helps students find internships and jobs all the time and will set you up to succeed after college.

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