Springfield Technical Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Springfield Technical Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,015 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1967 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
65
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Springfield Technical Community College.

Springfield Technical Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 65 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Engineering, Nursing, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
Springfield Technical Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (way below Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Springfield Technical Community College is very low - 27%. Roughly 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Springfield Technical Community College is decent: 16:1. Read more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,700
Average tuition prices are low - around $7,300 annually. The additional fees at Springfield Technical Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $4,400; this totals $11,700 annually.

Read the details about Springfield Technical Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Springfield Technical Community College is $10.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Springfield Technical Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (413) 781-7822 or check Springfield Technical Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Springfield Technical Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Springfield Technical Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Springfield Technical Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Springfield Technical Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Springfield Technical Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Springfield Technical Community College, 1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296, USA
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