Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield, MA 01105-1296

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 5,622
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Springfield Technical Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Springfield Technical Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,260 and in-state students paid $750.

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

$8,243
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$750
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$7,260
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 83% of Springfield Technical Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 67% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,443 (which is 1.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Springfield Technical Community College in 2016-2017, was 175, which is 20% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,722 (which is 18.3% below the national average.)

$4,443
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,722
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
83%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Springfield Technical Community College has enrolled a total of 5,622 students (2,348 students full-time and 3,274 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,622 students, 408 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 354 students for distance studies.

5,622
Total Enrollment
408
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 48%

Hispanic: 29%

Black/African American: 16%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Springfield Technical Community 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 21% 658
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 17% 536
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 375
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 10% 317
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 7% 235
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 132
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 119
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 51
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 2% 49
Architecture And Related Services 1% 40

Graduation & Dropout Rates

21%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

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 Technical Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

19%
Still enrolled
49%
Dropout rate
12%
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

$25,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Springfield Technical Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,000. Last year, out of the total 2,184 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,769 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,096 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,677 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,000 $29,700
Employment Rate 81% 80%
Total Graduates 2,184 2,096

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Springfield Technical Community College.

Capital Community College
23.9 mile away
Tunxis Community College
31.7 mile away