$4,566

Avg. Federal Grant

$5,236

Avg. Federal Loan

$16,860,039

Total Aid Awarded

Westfield State University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

55%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$16.860M

Financial Aid Official Website

www.westfield.ma.edu/tuition-financial-aid

Westfield State University knows the need of financial requirements when it comes to getting admission in a college they focused on making it as affordable as possible so that most of the willing students can have access to quality education with an affordable price. They have many scholarships and grants which can be mostly classified as merit basis and outside scholarships.

Some of the scholarships are:

  • Tsongas scholarship
  • Presidential merit scholarship
  • Leadership scholarship
  • Massachusetts high demand scholarship program
  • Cory J Garwacki foundation scholarship
  • Greater Worcester community foundation

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

35%

State Grant Aid

50%

Institution Grant Aid

36%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$4,566

State Grant Aid

$2,796

Institution Grant Aid

$2,068

Pell Grant

$4,341

As shown in the table, the breakdown includes Federal Grants, Pell Grants, state grants and institutional grants, with state grants having the highest percentage contribution of 50% with an average aid amount being $2,796.

Pell grants have a percentage of 35% with an average aid amount of $4,341, which is higher than the State grant aid average of $2,796.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$10,290

$30,001 - $48,000

$8,772

$48,001 - $75,000

$5,932

$75,001 - $110,000

$2,380

Over $110,000

$705

As shown in the table lower the family income higher is the amount of aid one can expect to receive. For those students who have a family income under $30,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $10,290 while those with family income over $110,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $705. This helps students who are coming from low income homes to pay for their degree.

Student Loans for Westfield State University

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$7,445/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

75%

Loan Default Rate

4%

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