If you are applying to Westfield State University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is March 1 and the application fee costs $50.
Students who submit their applications to Westfield State University for fall should anticipate a decision by March 31.
Here is an overiew of some of Westfield State University's admissions stats.
|Westfield State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||11%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||14.3%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||0.5%|
These are the application deadlines for Westfield State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||March 1||March 31|
Westfield State University does not offer early decision or early action.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Westfield State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Westfield State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Westfield State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Westfield State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Westfield State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Other Requirements||√||audition for music majors, portfolio for art majors, essay and interview for nursing majors, sliding scale minimum high school GPA using SAT/ACT scores for GPAs between 2.0 and 3.0|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Westfield State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3. Westfield State University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 42% submitted a class rank. At Westfield State University 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 25% were in the top 25% and 50% were in the top 50%.
At Westfield State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||10.2%|
|3.50 and 3.74||13.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11.6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15.4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||23.2%|
|2.00 and 2.49||11.3%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Westfield State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Westfield State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Westfield State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 14.3% of Westfield State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0.5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Westfield State University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Westfield State University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Westfield State University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Westfield State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Westfield State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Westfield State University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is March 1. Applicants should hear back by March 31.
Transfer students can enroll in Westfield State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Westfield State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Westfield State University.
Does Westfield State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Westfield State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Westfield State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Westfield State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Westfield State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Westfield State University?
❌ No, Westfield State University is test optional, so you can choose whether to send your standardized test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Westfield State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Westfield State University's acceptance rate is 94%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Westfield State University?
❌ Westfield State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Westfield State University? Westfield State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Westfield State University acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Westfield State University is Mar 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Westfield State University is Mar 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Westfield State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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