Springfield College is the first choice of 75% of its first-year students. There are 2,200 undergraduate students, 1,000 graduate students, and 1,000 School of Professional and Continuing Studies students at Springfield College. Students come from 33 states and 30 countries, mostly from the northeastern corridor of the United States. More than 85% of first-year students on the main campus return as sophomores, and 69% of them complete their degrees within four years, which is above the national average. Most students live on campus (85%), with 96% of first-year students residing on campus.
There are 211 full-time faculty members, 85% of whom have earned the highest degree in their field. Faculty members make the time so that students make the grade. They provide close, personal attention with a student-faculty ratio of 15:1.
More than 50 opportunities for student involvement include academic-interest clubs, special-interest clubs, special-event clubs, honor societies, campus publications and media outlets, performing arts, and more.
Springfield College offers 26 varsity sports for men and women, seven club sports, and extensive intramurals. The College competes in NCAA Division III and is a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference and the New England Women’s and Men’s Conference.
A total of 97% of recent Springfield College students found employment or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduating. The Career Center offers students assistance and guidance throughout their academic experience so they have résumés prepared and interview skills developed when they graduate.
Forming a network around the world, more than 45,000 Springfield College graduates live in most states and many countries. Alumni events around the nation keep graduates connected to the College and each other.
Undergraduate tuition at the main campus in Springfield is $38,770; room and board is $12,930.
One hundred percent of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid. On average, the Springfield College financial aid package is $33,000, which accounts for scholarships, grants, and loans. After the package is applied, the average cost—based on tuition, fees, and standard room and board—is $19,000. Some aid packages may be more or less than this amount.
• American Studies*
• Art Therapy*
• Athletic Training+
• Business Management
• Communication Sciences and Disorders
• Communications/Sports Journalism
• Computer and Information Sciences
• Criminal Justice
• Digital, Web, and Multimedia Design
• Early Childhood Education*
• Elementary Education*
• Elementary and Special Education Dual Licensure*
• Environmental Science
• Exercise Science
• General Studies
• Health Care Management
• Health, Family, and Consumer Science*
• Health Promotions for Schools and Communities*
• Health Science
• Human Services (offered through the weekend program)
• Mathematics and Computer Technology*
• Movement and Sports Studies*
• Occupational Therapy+
• Physical and Health Education Dual Program*
• Physical Education*
• Physical Therapy
• Physician Assistant**
• Recreation Management
• Rehabilitation Counseling
• Secondary Education*
• Special Education (PreK–8)*
• Sport Management
• Sports Biology
• Therapeutic Recreation
* Program that can lead to teacher certification
** Six-year program leading to a Master of Science
+ Five-and-a-half-year program leading to a Master of Science