Springfield College

Springfield, MA

Springfield College

Springfield, MA

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Transfer Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$38,565

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

130%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,461
Declined -581
Total Received 1,880
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Private

2,175

undergraduate students

944

graduate students

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School Facts

Springfield College, founded in 1885, is a private, multipurpose college. Its 167-acre campus is located in Springfield, 50 miles west of Worcester.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,119
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational

167-acre, suburban campus in Springfield (population: 154,758), 23 miles from Hartford, CT. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Windsor Locks, CT. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

Springfield College
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA
01109

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
71%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
30%
500-599
48%
400-499
17%
300-399
0
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
44%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline April 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.41

Not Selective

130%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,461
Declined -581
Total Received 1,880

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$1,934

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,030
Room & board $12,930
Additional fees $535
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $1,350
Total $53,945
Average Financial Aid - $1,934
Total with Avg. Aid $52,011
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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, climbing, dance team, equestrian sports, gymnastics, ice hockey, iron sports, paintball, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, climbing, dance team, equestrian sports, gymnastics, ice hockey, iron sports, paintball, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art Therapy/Therapist
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Development
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dance, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Psychology, General
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,119

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

2,175
students

Female
50%
1,082

Male
50%
1,093

30%

944
students

Female
73%
687

Male
27%
257

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,158
students

Female
50%
1,077

Male
50%
1,081

1%

17
students

Female
30%
5

Male
70%
12

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 70%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

79

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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