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Do not even bother applying.Quite BrightBiology
Do not even bother applying. There are so many broken fundamentals at Westfield State that this university might as well be an extension off of your high school. Residential life, student accounts, public safety, financial aid, and the administration in general treat you like complete shit. Attempting to get into the courses you need via their online registration is akin to pulling your molars out. Fortunately the professors are aware of this and are willing to enroll you into their courses with their signature, accept this is a lot of running around on your part. Administration has no grace, if you do not play by the rules you will be slammed with fees, fines, academic holds, and treated poorly in trying to resolve these issues. As long as you can throw money at the school then they do not care. Education is a business at Westfield State, and if you pay for your education out of your own pocket like I do, then prepare to be sucked dry.

Campus life is better only because of the students that attend the college. Make friends early and join clubs that interest you early, or you'll end up quite miserable with what the college itself provides. A lot of money is wasted on events that students do not attend. Parking is absolutely horrible so hopefully you never plan on leaving campus during the week.This would be much better as a community college. Westfield State is drowning under scrutiny and hungry for funding to keep it going.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2016
Campus Aesthetics: A, Scholastic Success: F
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The professors are wonderfulQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The professors are wonderful and make themselves available whenever possible. Aside from, that I don't many good comments on WSU. Parking is horrible, advising is virtually non-existent, and the faculty (aside from the professors) have been generally rude and unhelpful.
1st Year Male -- Class 2016
Campus Maintenance: B+, Individual Value: F
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If you are a DCGE military veteran studentNot so brightBusiness - Management and Administration
If you are a DCGE military veteran student wanting a flying career in helicopters or fixed wing DO NOT GO HERE!!! If you don?t want to pay for a ground class that doesn?t exist on campus and then additionally have to pay a flight instructor for the mandatory hours at a satellite location then DO NOT GO HERE. Seriously, if you want a career as a pilot in any shape or form the aviation program here is a joke and a rip off. Do not waste your time and money. I know many, many, many people that learned the hard way. Contact any local flight school with WSU GI students and ask them.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2018
Campus Maintenance: A+, Education Quality: F
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