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Springfield College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Springfield College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Springfield College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Springfield College was awarded 13 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Springfield College is ranked #470 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Springfield College held the #482 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Springfield College is also ranked #34 out of 70 schools in Massachusetts.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Springfield College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Springfield College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 70%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to Springfield College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Springfield College  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Springfield College  ( 510 to 610 )
Springfield College received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 25 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Springfield College  ( 25 to 28 )

Learn more about Springfield College admissions.

Springfield College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Springfield College it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Springfield College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Springfield College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 87% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Springfield College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  87 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Springfield College for first-time, full-time students is 63%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  63 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Springfield College.

Good Overall Diversity at Springfield College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,227 undergraduates at Springfield College with 2,188 being full-time and 39 being part-time.

Springfield College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Springfield College is 77.04 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  77.04 out of 100
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How Much Does Springfield College Cost?

The overall average net price of Springfield College is $27,637. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Springfield College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,760 $21,110 $22,484 $27,330 $33,782

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Springfield College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Springfield College, approximately 83% of students took out student loans averaging $9,339 a year. That adds up to $37,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Springfield College is 7.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Springfield College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Springfield College make around $45,100 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Springfield College students since it is 11% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Springfield College make the most money.

Location of Springfield College

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, Springfield College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Springfield College

Contact details for Springfield College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 263 Alden St, Springfield, MA 01109-3797
Phone: 413-748-3116

Springfield College Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, students from 39 majors graduated from Springfield College. Of these students, 516 received undergraduate degrees and 458 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 69 $33,500

Learn more about the majors offered at Springfield College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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