If you want to apply to Westfield State University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is March 1 and the fee for the application is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than March 31.
|Westfield State University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||6.5%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||87.6%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||5.5%|
Westfield State University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Westfield State University is moderately difficult. Westfield State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Westfield State University accepted 92% of all applicants, around 3,749 of the 4,055 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Westfield State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating 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 the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Westfield State University must submit the following items. Double check with Westfield State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|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 of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Westfield State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 43.8% submitted a class rank. At Westfield State University 6.5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 22% were in the top 25% and 56.3% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Westfield State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||8.6%|
|3.50 and 3.74||12%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15.6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||18.8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||28.4%|
|2.00 and 2.49||9.6%|
Westfield State University does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Westfield State University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 87.6% of Westfield State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5.5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Westfield State University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Westfield State University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Westfield State University, you should strive to earn between 19 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 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Westfield State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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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:
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 or not to send your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's 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 92%.
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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 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
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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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Westfield State University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Westfield State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Westfield State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. 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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