Promoting an education grounded in the Humanics philosophy of educating students in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others, Springfield College provides students with a well-rounded college experience that sets them up for success.
With more than 40 undergraduate programs, first-rate facilities, and 100 acres of picturesque New England campus, Springfield College is set apart by its reputation for educating tomorrow’s leaders in some of the most vital, stimulating career fields and its commitment to real-world service.
Graduates enter the workforce or advanced education with a competitive advantage thanks to top-quality academic preparation and experience in their fields. As early as their first year on campus, students put classroom learning to practice through fieldwork and service learning. This experience helps catapult graduates on to great things, with 97% of recent Springfield College graduates finding employment or enrolling in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Springfield College also promotes volunteerism, with students contributing a combined 120,000 hours of community service annually, which provides vital support to and enhances quality of life for community members. The College received the 2016 Presidential Award in the Education category of the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement.
The world is your campus at Springfield College. Though located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the College has a rich history of its students participating in internships, learning experiences, fieldwork, clinical rotations, and study abroad opportunities across the globe.
On campus, students work closely with faculty members who are experts in their fields and always willing to provide one-on-one service to help students achieve their academic goals.
The campus houses impressive facilities that make a big impact on the learning experiences of students. From a medical simulation lab complete with adult and baby simulator manikins to a computer graphics lab that includes all the latest software to help students build their portfolios, Springfield College understands the importance of blending classroom and practice. The Athletic Training facility allows students to practice taping and other skills so they’re prepared to work with clients, and the brand-new Learning Commons provides students with a hub for all their academic needs, from Library Services to the Academic Success Center.
In addition to its stellar academic reputation, Springfield College offers a vibrant campus life, including a rich array of cocurricular activities, health and wellness programs, arts and cultural events, and one of the largest athletics programs in the nation for a midsize college.
There are several dining and snack services, and the main dining facility offers an excellent variety of creative, fresh food stations to accommodate individual dietary preferences. In addition, the Flynn Campus Union includes an extensive food court with a two-story atrium, bookstore, spiritual life center with meditation room, convenience store, post office, conference rooms and lounges, and activity space. Ten residence halls offer coeducational living options as well as relatively independent living for upperclass students.
Extensive athletic and recreational facilities include the Wellness and Recreation Complex, comprised of a Field House and Wellness Center and considered to be the finest of its kind in the country. It includes strength and conditioning facilities, a six-lane running track, multipurpose courts, classrooms, laboratories, and more. There are also playing fields with synthetic surfaces; a six-lane, 50-meter pool; a 2,000-seat multipurpose arena with upper-level jogging track; a gymnastics center; a wrestling room; and racquetball/handball and tennis courts. There are baseball and softball fields, an eight-lane outdoor track, and indoor batting/pitching cages.
For arts studies and programs, the Fuller Arts Center hosts performances, and the Visual Arts Center contains studio workspace and an exhibition center.