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Westfield is a public graduate school in Westfield, Massachusetts in the Springfield, MA Area. It has a small graduate student body with an enrollment of 718 graduate students. The 24 graduate programs at Westfield State University are all on-campus only and none are offered online. The most popular graduate school programs at Westfield State University are Social Work, Public Administration, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. 55% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
718
Part-Time Grad Students
396
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    58.3%
  • Unknown
    29.2%
  • Hispanic
    6.4%
  • African American
    2.9%
  • Multiracial
    1.3%
  • Asian
    1.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0.3%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Organized
    33%
  • I don't know yet
    33%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 3 responses
  • Prepared me for the real world
    33%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%
  • Not too sure yet
    33%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
67%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 3 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 3 responses
Poll
33%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 3 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 3 responses
  • $100K+
    33%
  • $25K-$50K
    33%
  • <$25K
    33%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 3 responses
  • <$50K
    33%
  • Did not graduate yet
    67%
67%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 3 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
Median Household Income
$67,862
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$969
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$234,400
National
$217,500

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