Springfield College

springfield, Massachusetts
4-year Private university

Overview

Springfield College is a private institution established in 1885 with suburban setting located at Springfield. It is ranked 25 in Regional Universities North in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $37,445 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,223. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#25 in Regional Universities North
Setting
Suburban
Location springfield, Massachusetts
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1885
Selectivity Low
Size Small
2,227 Undergraduates

Learning

12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$52,995
Cost of Attendance
$27,047
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $37,445
Outstate Tuition Fee $37,445
Room and Board Fees $12,550
$43,000 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

66% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.26 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

70 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE, MELAB Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

1) Applicants live in an English-speaking country / English is an official language of country or 2) Applicants can document that the language of instruction for secondary or undergraduate degree was English or 3) Applicants submit Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores that meet admissions requirements / Passing College credit (C or higher) from U.S. College or University in ENG 101 or higher.

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Dec
01
Early Decision Deadline
Jan
15
Early Decision II Deadline
Aug
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Apr
01
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
--
--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$28,265 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$23,785 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $52,995
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
75% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline March 15
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Trustee Scholarship
Total Worth 22,000 per year
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Cumulative Weighted GPA 3.2 and New SAT Test (CR+M) 1220 or Old SAT Test (CR+M) 1150 or ACT Test 25
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth 18,000 per year
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Cumulative Weighted GPA 3.0 and New SAT Test (CR+M) 1130 to 1210 or Old SAT Test (CR+M) 1050 to 1140 or ACT Test 23 or 24
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Dean Scholarship
Total Worth 15,000 per year
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria Cumulative Weighted GPA 2.5 and New SAT Test (CR+M) 1030 to 1120 or Old SAT Test (CR+M) 950 to 1040 or ACT Test 20, 21, or 22
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Jesse L Parks Scholarships
Total Worth Full-tuition
Details Given to an academically qualified student with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and who lives in Springfield. Preference will be given to students from underrepresented or diverse groups
Legacy Award
Total Worth 2000
Details Given to any student whose brother, sister, parent, or grandparent (including step family members) received a degree from Springfield College or are currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student. (Only one award regardless of the number of family members attending or previously receiving degrees.)

Students

2,227 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
87% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
74% Students graduate within 6 years