Springfield College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Springfield College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,245 students enrolled. This college was established in 1885 and is one of the 7 colleges and schools located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
At Springfield College you can receive your bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Springfield College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Occupational Therapy, Medical, Social Work, Psychology, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
87%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Springfield College student retention rate is high at 87% (above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Springfield College is average - 69%. Nearly 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Springfield College is pretty good - 12:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,500
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, around $34,000 per year. The additional fees at Springfield College (not included in tuition costs) are about $500; which comes to $34,500 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
Doable
According to government data, 4,112 applications were submitted and 2,638 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Springfield College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
Springfield College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Springfield 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.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Springfield College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,200 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $6,300 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Springfield College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Springfield College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Springfield College Location and Maps



Post Address: Springfield College, 263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797, USA
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