Westfield State University Ranking Profile

Founded in 1838, Westfield State University is a comprehensive, coeducational, four-year public college located in Massachusetts, USA. Through the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education, Westfield State offers graduate programs in Psychology, Public Administration, Education, Social Work, Accountancy, Criminal Justice, and English.

Westfield State University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Bachelors Degree in Social Work (BSW) Program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The History Education Program is accredited through the National Council for the Social Studies (N.C.S.S.).

Other accreditations include: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP); American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The Department of Public Safety has been certified by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission.

Ranking Profile:

- Ranked 118th among Tier 1 Regional Universities (North) by US News & World Report 2012.

- Westfield State tops all other institutions of higher education in the state on a scale of “graduation rate per dollar of expected net price”, based on a formula that combines graduation rates and college costs. The study was published by the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC).

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