Springfield College
Springfield, MA 01109-3797

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,144
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,127 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

66%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Springfield College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,616 applications and 2,383 students were granted admission. Springfield College is at the #64 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 22% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT900 to 1120
ACT24 to 28

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Springfield College's tuition was $34,980 for all students regardless of residency (30.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$28,368
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$34,980
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$34,980
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Springfield College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,074 (which is 7.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Springfield College in 2016-2017, was 437, which is 80% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,386 (which is 8.6% below the national average.)

$4,074
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,386
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Springfield College has enrolled a total of 3,144 students (2,930 students full-time and 214 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,144 students, 63 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 2,114 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,030 for graduates studies.

3,144
Total Enrollment
63
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 76%

Black/African American: 8%

Hispanic: 7%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Springfield College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 26% 780
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 13% 404
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 9% 276
Education 8% 255
Psychology 8% 238
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 140
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 72
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 54
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 2% 46
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 26

Graduation & Dropout Rates

70%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Springfield College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
30%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$37,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Springfield College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,500. Last year, out of the total 1,603 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,475 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,020 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,798 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,500 $43,000
Employment Rate 92% 89%
Total Graduates 1,603 2,020

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Springfield College.

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3.5 mile away
Mount Holyoke College
10.8 mile away
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15.5 mile away
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15.5 mile away
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