Springfield

Springfield College

263 Alden St, Springfield, United States
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  • Class Notes
    0
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    24
  • Previously Enrolled
    31

Overview of Springfield College (Springfield)

About this school

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


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,160
    • Men:1,069 (49.5%)
    • Women:1,091 (50.5%)

Location

Admission Information (Springfield)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Springfield College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
April 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
263 Alden Street
City, State, Zip
Springfield, MA  01109-3797
Phone
(413) 748-3136
Fax
(413) 748-3764
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
April 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
December 1, January 15
Early Decision Notification
February 1, March 1
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
64% of 4,112 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 2,037 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 2,075 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
638 (24%) of 2,638 admitted students enrolled
Women
319 (24%) of 1,333 admitted students enrolled
Men
319 (24%) of 1,305 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.26
375 And Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
19%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (Springfield)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Springfield College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 10
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002211
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
650 (99.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
599 (92.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
597 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
70 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$28,265
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 597 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,785
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 532 (89.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,027
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 65 (10.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
79 (12.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,083

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,990 (91.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,834 (92.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,832 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
182 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$28,115
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,828 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,534
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,691 (92.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,099
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 141 (7.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
261 (12.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,345

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$42,329
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Springfield)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 41% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Springfield College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


62.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


70.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


72.0%

Programs & Majors (Springfield)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • 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

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Other, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


Physical therapy, physician assistant, occupational therapy

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Physical Education, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (23)


  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Art Therapy
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Human Services
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management
  • Student Affairs

Campus Life (Springfield)

Location & Geography

Population


153,703

Nearest Metropolitan Area


150 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
15 average low in January, 74.5 average high in September
Rain
133 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
18 mile(s) from campus in Windsor Locks, Conn.
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Springfield
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Springfield

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


83% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


16%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Springfield College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,129

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,160
Women
1,091
Men
1,069

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 5.4% Black/African-American
  • 6.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.6% White
  • 1.5% Unknown

International Students


2.5%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


1,094

Student Resources (Springfield)

Study resources