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Springfield Technical Community College Overview

Springfield Technical Community College is a public institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts. Springfield is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Springfield Technical Community College Known For?

973 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at STCC is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 40% of the faculty were full-time.

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Springfield Technical Community 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.

STCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#370 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Architectural Engineering Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Architectural Sciences & Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Architecture & Related Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Most Popular Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#102 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#125 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#142 Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#167 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#201 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Springfield Technical Community College?

Location of Springfield Technical Community College

Contact details for STCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Armory Sq, Springfield, MA 01105-1296
Phone: 413-781-7822
Website: www.stcc.edu

How Do I Get Into STCC?

You can apply to STCC online at: https://stccportal.force.com/stcc/SelfLogin?

Springfield Technical Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Springfield Technical Community College?

17% Take Out Loans
12.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At STCC, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,213 a year. That adds up to $16,852 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at STCC is 12.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Springfield Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,177 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,066 undergraduate students at STCC, with 2,177 being full-time and 2,889 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  STCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,177 full-time undergraduates at STCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  STCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of STCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 81
Black or African American 279
Hispanic or Latino 649
White 930
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 214

Over 16 countries are represented at STCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, India, and China.

Online Learning at Springfield Technical Community College

327 Took All Classes Online
1,307 Took At Least One Class Online
34.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,307 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at STCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 50th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of STCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Springfield Technical Community College was 34.3%. This is the #632 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at STCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of STCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 9%
General Business/Commerce 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at STCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at STCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Business/Commerce #31
Business, Management & Marketing #212

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Springfield Technical Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 211 0 211
Nursing 0 90 0 90
General Business/Commerce 2 63 0 65
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 57 0 57
Allied Health Professions 0 45 0 45
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 15 27 0 42
Information Technology 3 35 0 38
Health & Medical Administrative Services 13 25 0 38
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 24 10 0 34
Mechanical Engineering Technology 1 29 0 30
Dental Support Services 0 20 6 26
Cosmetology 0 0 26 26
General Engineering 0 22 0 22
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 9 13 0 22
Architectural Sciences & Technology 3 18 0 21
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 19 0 19
Fire Protection 1 17 0 18
Accounting 0 17 0 17
Design & Applied Arts 3 13 0 16
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 1 14 0 15
Audiovisual Communications 0 13 0 13
Computer Engineering Technology 2 9 0 11
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 11 0 11
Computer Programming 3 7 0 10
Electronics Engineering Technology 1 9 0 10
Precision Metal Working 8 0 0 8
Biotechnology 0 6 0 6
Business Administration & Management 0 6 0 6
Computer Science 0 6 0 6
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 2 3 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 5 0 5
Graphic Communications 2 3 0 5
Horticulture 1 3 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 0 4 0 4
Marketing 0 3 0 3
Building Management & Inspection 1 2 0 3
Physics 0 3 0 3
General Biology 0 2 0 2
Other Communication Technology 2 0 0 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 1 0 1
Mathematics 0 1 0 1
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Data Processing 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering 0 0 0 0
Other Engineering 0 0 0 0
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 97 841 35 973

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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