It was a bleak and foggy day in Westfield, Massachusetts when I, Charles Dickens, first set foot in the hallowed halls of Westfield State University. Nigh yet unencumbered by the girth of industry, the university stood proud and buoyant; boasting a rich and illustrious past that still echoed across the campus today.
A state-funded university set atop the rolling hills of Western Avenue, Westfield State has endured through the years no less than an iconic, stalwart symbol of all that is great and good. From its earliest beginnings as a teachers' college in 1839 all the way to its present-day status as a leading higher-education institution, Westfield State has never wavered from its commitment to offering an unparalleled learning experience for its students.
Built upon a tradition of academic excellence, Westfield State offers more than 70 undergraduate degrees and certificates in multiple disciplines — from business to sciences, education to the humanities. On campus, the various colleges and departments intermingle to create a vibrant yet congenial atmosphere. With more than 70 student organizations ranging from honor societies and fraternities to outdoor recreation clubs and professional development groups, there is something for everyone at Westfield State University.
But it’s not just academics that make Westfield State University so special — it’s also its commitment to students as individuals. From orientation days that emphasize respect for one another to its vibrant student life program, Westfield State ensures that each student can find their own unique place in the campus community while relying on a wealth of resources to help them succeed in their studies.
From its state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories to its well-stocked library and career center, Westfield State University is truly a place where dreams can come true. As I wandered through this beautiful university I couldn’t help but feel delighted at all the opportunities for learning and growth that were being offered at this extraordinary institution!
If you’d like to experience first-hand all that Westfield State University has to offer, why not take a tour today? Come see for yourself how this remarkable institution is helping shape tomorrow’s leaders and innovators!