About Us

Mission Statement

Study Western Massachusetts is an International Education Consortium dedicated to welcoming international students and promoting educational opportunities in Western Massachusetts. Our consortium is a diverse group of educational institutions and our members include public and private colleges and universities, community colleges, private high schools and an Intensive English Language training organization.


  • Promote Western Massachusetts as a study destination
  • Increase the number of international students accessing Western Massachusetts educational    programs–in person, online, and otherwise
  • Facilitate partnerships between Western Massachusetts schools and international schools
  • Enhance Western Massachusetts’ position as an optimum site for international commerce and education through public and private sector collaboration
  • Support the growth of international trade and commerce by fostering globalization of educational opportunities and training throughout Western Massachusetts