New England Regional Rate

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Welcome New England Residents!

Don't let distance hold you back from pursuing your dreams.

We believe in breaking barriers. With a specially designed tuition rate, you’ll have access to exceptional programs, at nearly the same cost as a Massachusetts resident, opening doors to a world of possibilities during your college journey.

Affordable Excellence.

You deserve nothing less than a high-quality education that aligns with your financial goals. That's why we're dedicated to offering cost-effective opportunities for students within the New England region, ensuring excellence remains uncompromised. Invest in your future with confidence, knowing that at Westfield State University, affordability meets excellence, making us one of the nation's top destinations for higher education.

In-State vs. Out-of-State Tuition Fees

  • In-State Tuition: $970
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $7,050
  • New England Regional Tuition: $1,455
  • 50+

    Majors and concentrations

  • 70+

    Clubs and student organizations

  • 84%

    of students receive financial aid

  • 700+

    Internship and field experience opportunities

Ready to learn more?

Close to vibrant city centers and outdoor adventures.

Discover Westfield, offering a perfect blend of nature and urban experiences. Start your educational journey amidst picturesque surroundings!


  • 10 minutes from Mass Pike, Exit 41
  • 20 minutes from Springfield
  • 30 minutes from Northampton/Amherst and the Berkshires
  • 2 hours from Boston, Providence, and Albany
  • 3 hours from New York City
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I qualify for the New England Regional Rate?
  1. You must be a resident of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont, and
  2. You must have been a resident for a minimum of 12 consecutive months, and
  3. You must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or holder of another legal immigration status, and
  4. You must complete a Proof of Residency form after confirming your intent to enroll at Westfield State University.
Can I also qualify for Merit Scholarships?

Yes!  Students from New England currently qualify for merit scholarships in the amount of $2,000 or $1,000 annually.

Am I able to get financial aid under this rate?

All financial aid is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and is awarded based on financial need. 

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Have questions? We’re here for you!

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Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions
Horace Mann Center
333 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA 01086