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Westfield State University Admission Requirements

Westfield, Massachusetts

Chances of getting into Westfield State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.1%
Admission Difficulty for Westfield State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Westfield State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #66 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,702 out of 4,302 applicants were admitted making Westfield State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Westfield State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Westfield State University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Westfield State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
93%
SAT Scores for Westfield State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Westfield State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Westfield State University?

Westfield State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #32 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 93 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Westfield State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >91%
1080 to 1160 Avg + 86%-91%
1000 to 1080 Avg - 78%-86%
920 to 1000 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 920 Low <68%
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Westfield State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
7%
ACT Scores for Westfield State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Westfield State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Westfield State University?

Admission data indicates that Westfield State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westfield State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Westfield State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >92%
22 to 25 Avg + 86%-92%
20 to 22 Avg - 80%-86%
18 to 20 Reach 72%-80%
Less than 18 Low <72%
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Westfield State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.08
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Westfield State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Westfield State University was 3.08 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #45 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.08 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Westfield State University accepts 86% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Westfield State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 9% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Good
3.00 to 3.25 22% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 36% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

72% of Westfield State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Westfield State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6%
Top 25% of class 27%
Top 50% of class 72%
Bottom 50% of class 28%
Bottom 25% of class 3%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Westfield State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,605 1,697 4,302
Accepted 2,338 1,364 3,702
Acceptance Rate 90% 80% 86%
Enrolled 550 453 1,003
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 33% 27%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Westfield State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Westfield State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Westfield State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
C
Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut

F
Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, Massachusetts

B
Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

F
Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale, New York

M
Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey

P
Penn State Worthington Scranton

Dunmore, Pennsylvania

S
University of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168263 IPEDS survey data for Westfield State University.

FAQs

Does Westfield State University prefer SAT or ACT?

93% of students submit their SAT scores to Westfield State University. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Westfield State University?

86% of those who apply are granted admission to Westfield State University. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Westfield State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1160. 93% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Westfield State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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