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Your Ultimate Destination for Transfer Success!

Considering Westfield State for the next step in your college journey? You're in the right place. At Westfield State, we specialize in helping transfer students like you make a seamless transition. Our Transfer Admissions process is tailored to understand the specific needs and experiences of students who have already completed college-level classes.

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Why Choose Westfield State?

  1. Transformative Education: We believe higher education should transform you. Our inspiring academics are designed to help you stretch and grow, preparing you for success in your chosen field.

  2. Personalized Support: We partner with you every step of the way, providing personalized guidance to ensure a smooth transition and academic success.

  3. Beautiful Campus: Immerse yourself in our 256-acre New England campus, a picturesque setting that inspires learning and community.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Your journey towards a brighter future starts here. Apply for Transfer Admissions at Westfield State and excel with new opportunities for growth, learning, and success.

Transfer Application Deadlines

Enrolling in the Fall Deadline
Mass Transfer Priority Filing February 15
Transfer Application Rolling*
Enrolling in the Spring Deadline
Mass Transfer Priority Filing October 15

Transfer Application

January 1

*please note that some majors may have space limitations and may not be able to accommodate any additional applications

We’re with you every step of the way.

We've simplified your application options and are here to support you every step of the way.

Ready to take your nursing journey to the next level?

Our RN-to-BSN program is perfect for students who already have an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. It's designed to help you expand your skills and reach your career goals.

If you're a transfer student looking to join our Nursing Program, you'll find all the information you need on our Transfer Nursing page. Learn how you can smoothly transition and succeed in our supportive academic community. Your future in nursing begins right here.

Your Application Checklist

Massachusetts Community College Graduates

Students who are or will be Massachusetts Community College graduates will need:

  • Application (Free to apply!)
    Complete and sign the paper application or submit the online application.
  • Official Transcripts
    Official transcripts for all colleges or universities you’ve attended.
  • Course Schedule
    A list of your current course schedule, including course number, title, and credits

Learn more about the MassTransfer program for Massachusetts Community College students.

Transfer Students

Students who are NOT Massachusetts Community College graduates will need:

  • Application (Free to apply!)
    Submit the online application.
  • Official Transcripts
    Official transcripts for all colleges or universities you’ve attended.
  • Course Schedule
    A list of your current course schedule, including course number, title, and credits
  • Official High School Transcript(s)
    Transfer applicants must submit an official high school transcript for grades 9-12. Applicants who attended more than one high school are required to submit official high school transcripts from all high schools attended.

Applicants who earn a high school equivalency diploma (GED) are required to submit an official GED scores report and an official copy of their high school transcript(s).

Learn more about transfer admission policies.

Optional Items

College Essay
Students are not required to submit an essay with their application to Westfield State but may submit one if they choose. There is no specific essay question that students must answer; students are welcome to submit an essay with a topic of their choosing.

Any student wishing to submit an essay should copy and paste the essay into the “College Essay (optional)” section on the application.

Letters of Recommendation 
Students who wish to submit letters of recommendation are welcome to do so. Recommendations should come from educators (teachers, advisors, guidance counselors, etc.) and students should submit no more than 3 letters of recommendation.

Veteran & Military Services

Our Veteran and Military Services Office is a one-stop-shop that is committed to providing support and assistance for veterans, active duty military, guard/reserves, and their dependents.

Veteran & Military Services

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Ready to learn more?

Have questions? We’re here for you!

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Undergraduate Admissions
Horace Mann Center
333 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA 01086
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Part-Time, Online Undergraduate Admissions

Looking for Additional Student Support Services?

Explore our Academic Support page for additional services and take the next step towards enhancing your educational journey!

Westfield State University maintains and promotes a policy of equal education opportunity for all students, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital or parental status, or veteran status.

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