Westfield State University (WSC)

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Westfield State University can be found in Westfield, MA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. WSC has an enrollment of approximately six thousand students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Westfield State University. A score in the range of 910 to 1090 on the SAT exam, or 17 to 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Westfield State University (WSC) average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.14 for accepted students. 75% of all those who apply are admitted to WSC, from which 33% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at westfield.ma.edu.

Overall Westfield State University (WSC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Westfield State University was reported as 74.9% in Fall 2013 with over 5,140 applications submitted to WSC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • WSC ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • WSC Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Westfield State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Westfield State University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for WSC has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 57.8%
  • 2010-2011: 63.0%
  • 2011-2012: 61.2%
  • 2012-2013: 64.2%
  • 2013-2014: 74.9%
  • Projected WSC Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 67.1%

How Does Westfield State University (WSC) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for WSC is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of Our Lady of the Elms74.9%
Bay Path College57.6%
American International College67.8%
Springfield College69.9%
Western New England University81.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Westfield State University (WSC) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score17 - 22
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