Westfield State University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Westfield State University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Westfield State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #66 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,735 out of 4,381 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 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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Westfield State University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
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 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1135 to 1220||Avg +||85%-91%|
|1050 to 1135||Avg -||77%-85%|
|965 to 1050||Reach||66%-77%|
|Less than 965||Low||<66%|
Westfield State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT7%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|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 #36 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westfield State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>91%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||85%-91%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||79%-85%|
|18 to 20||Reach||71%-79%|
|Less than 18||Low||<71%|
Avg. High School GPA3.08
Typical High School GradesB
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 85% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
72% of Westfield State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||31%||27%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply109
Applicants have 109 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Westfield State University before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Westfield State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168263 IPEDS survey data for Westfield State University.