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Springfield College Overview

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, Springfield College is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Springfield College Known For?

512 Undergraduate Awards
$34,131 Avg Cost After Aid
70% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Springfield College is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Springfield College with a bachelor's degree make about $45,100 a year. That's 11% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • The average Springfield College student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Springfield College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Springfield College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Best Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Springfield College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#12 Best Health & Physical Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#18 Best Colleges for Health & Physical Education College Factual
#36 Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies College Factual
#36 Highest Paid Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Graduates College Factual
#53 Best Value Colleges for Health & Physical Education College Factual
#187 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Springfield College?

Location of Springfield College

Contact details for Springfield College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 263 Alden St, Springfield, MA 01109-3797
Phone: 413-748-3116
Website: www.springfield.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpringfieldCollegeSHS
Twitter: http://twitter.com/spfldcollege

How Do I Get Into Springfield College?

You can apply to Springfield College online at: www.springfield.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/application-instructions-for-first-year-students

Admission Requirements for Springfield College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Springfield College?

70% Acceptance Rate
49% Of Accepted Are Women
90% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Springfield College is 70%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 51% of accepted students are men and 49% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to Springfield College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Springfield College  ( 510 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Springfield College  ( 510 to 610 )
200
800
Springfield College received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 29. Math scores were between 25 and 28. Composite scores were between 25 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Springfield College  ( 24 to 29 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Springfield College  ( 25 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Springfield College  ( 25 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford Springfield College?

$34,131 Net Price
83% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Springfield College is $34,131. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Springfield College, approximately 83% of students took out student loans averaging $9,567 a year. That adds up to $38,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Springfield College is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Springfield College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,102 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,129 undergraduate students at Springfield College, with 2,102 being full-time and 27 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Springfield College

There are also 1,010 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,102 full-time undergraduates at Springfield College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Springfield College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Springfield College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Springfield College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 122
Hispanic or Latino 189
White 1,533
International Students 47
Other Races/Ethnicities 151

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Springfield College. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 25 countries are represented at Springfield College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Taiwan.

Springfield College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 73 0 55 36 164
Social Work 0 0 127 0 127
Allied Health Professions 63 0 36 0 99
Health & Physical Education 70 0 26 1 97
Teacher Education Subject Specific 33 0 10 1 44
Health Sciences & Services 40 0 0 0 40
General Education 32 0 2 0 34
General Psychology 34 0 0 0 34
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 25 0 0 0 25
Business Administration & Management 5 0 20 0 25
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 18 5 23
Student Counseling 0 1 15 0 16
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 12 3 15
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 13 0 13
Liberal Arts General Studies 13 0 0 0 13
Criminal Justice & Corrections 13 0 0 0 13
General Business/Commerce 10 0 0 0 10
Communication & Media Studies 10 0 0 0 10
General English Literature 8 0 0 0 8
Area Studies 8 0 0 0 8
Communication Sciences 8 0 0 0 8
Sociology 7 0 0 0 7
General Biology 6 0 0 0 6
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 4 2 6
Mathematics & Computer Science 6 0 0 0 6
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 6 0 0 0 6
Special Education 0 0 5 0 5
Nutrition Science 5 0 0 0 5
Design & Applied Arts 5 0 0 0 5
Accounting 4 0 0 0 4
Marketing 4 0 0 0 4
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 0 0 0 4
Mathematics 4 0 0 0 4
Computer Information Systems 3 0 0 0 3
History 3 0 0 0 3
Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 3 0 0 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 3 0 0 0 3
Finance & Financial Management 2 0 0 0 2
Natural Resources Conservation 2 0 0 0 2
Public Health 0 0 1 0 1
Dance 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 512 1 344 48 905

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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