Westfield State University is a coeducational public, four-year institution of higher education, located in the city of Westfield, Massachusetts. The university first opened in 1838, as the first public coeducational institution in United States that provided teacher education. In 2010, the school achieved university status. The mission statement of Westfield State University is as follows, "Westfield State University fosters intellectual curiosity, encourages critical thinking, inspires civic engagement, and promotes a global perspective."
The University awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and postgraduate certificates. Westfield State University supports online degree programs for qualifying students who have completed associate’s degrees through a Massachusetts community college or who are enrolled in the Mass transfer compact.
Accreditation & Licensing
Westfield State University is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)