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Springfield College

country rank  761
world rank  2072

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Overview

Founded in 1885, the Springfield College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Springfield (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Springfield College (SC) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Springfield College (SC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 139-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this US higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Springfield College's Control Typeprivate

Entity

Springfield College's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Springfield College' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized

Selectivity

Springfield College's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym SC
Founded 1885
Motto Spirit, Mind and Body
Colours Maroon and white
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University Location

Address 263 Alden Street
Springfield
01109-3797 Massachusetts
United States
Springfield College's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Springfield College Phone Number +1 (413) 748 3000
Springfield College Fax Number +1 (413) 748 3746

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Springfield College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Springfield College's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Springfield College's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Springfield College.

Springfield College: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)
30,000-34,999 US$
(27,340-31,890 Euro)
International
students
35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)
30,000-34,999 US$
(27,340-31,890 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Springfield College's admission information.

Springfield College's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Springfield College's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Springfield College a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Springfield College's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is required
  • Recommendations are required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


Springfield College's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Springfield College's Admission Office Admission Office

263 Alden Street
Springfield 01109
(413) 748 3136
800 343 1257

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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Springfield College.

Springfield College's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Springfield College has an enrollment range of 2,000-2,999 students making it a small-sized institution.


Springfield College's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).


Springfield College's Control Type Control Type

Springfield College is a private higher education institution.


Springfield College's Entity Type Entity Type

Springfield College is a non-profit higher education institution.


Springfield College's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Springfield College's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Springfield College's Disabled Students Friendliness Disabled Students %

This institution has a high percentage of disabled students making it particularly disability-friendly.


Religious Affiliation

Springfield College does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Springfield College's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: STEM-dominant

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Springfield College's main facilities:


Springfield College's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Springfield College's Library

Springfield College's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 40,850 physical volumes, 2,146 physical media, 105,630 digital/electronic media and 104 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 18 full-time employees, including 9 librarians. Springfield College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Springfield College's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Springfield College provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,120 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Springfield College's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Springfield College's main services:


Springfield College's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Springfield College's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Springfield College's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some courses via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Springfield College's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Springfield College's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Springfield College's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Springfield College is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: New England Commission of Higher Education

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1930


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Springfield College's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation, Council on Accreditation
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions
  • Council on Social Work Education, Board of Accreditation
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Springfield College's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Springfield College's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.


Facebook Facebook

Springfield College's Facebook page Springfield College's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Springfield College's X (formerly Twitter) page Springfield College's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Springfield College's YouTube channel Springfield College's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Springfield College's Instagram page Springfield College's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Springfield College's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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