263 Alden Street Springfield, MA 01109 413-748-3136
http://www.springfieldcollege.edu/home.nsf/welcome admissions@spfldcol.edu
About Springfield College
  • Year of Foundation 1885
  • Size of Campus 80 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,477
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $24,800
  • Room and Board $10,290
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No.
For more than a century, Springfield College has been a leader in providing a broad and balanced educational experience. Humanics, the philosophy that has inspired Springfield College from its beginning, calls for educating the whole person-spirit, mind, and body-for leadership in service to others.Known worldwide as the Birthplace of Basketball,Springfield College is internationally renowned for innovation that has improved people's lives since 1885. Stellar visionaries from the College have made indelible marks on society, science, and health and wellness, including James Naismith's invention of basketball in 1891. From groundbreaking studies in exercise physiology to today's research in the new Center for Wellness Education and Research, Springfield College continues to transform lives and communities. A broad range of educational opportunities, both undergraduate and graduate, are offered at the main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its School of Human Services campuses around the country. Doctoral programs are offered in physical education, physical therapy, and psychology.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The International Student Organization, Student Society for Cultural Diversity
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Family & Friends Weekend, Spring Concert, Spring Weekend, William Simpson Fine Arts Series
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, Eta Sigma Gamma, Psi Chi, Chi Sigma Iota, Phi Epsilon Kappa (Beta Theta)
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Federation of Jewish Students, Newman Community
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Distance to nearest airport Hartford - Windsor Locks, CT (20), Boston, MA (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Springfield, MA (6)
  • Distance to nearest bus Springfield, MA (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (59%), men's dorms (14%), apartment for single students (26%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 56%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 20%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 27%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 87%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 13%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,830
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,155
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 400
  • Number of e-books 4,113
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Springfield College Archives and Special Collections at the Brennan Center
  • Number Of Microforms 782,483
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 10
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 197,316
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,600
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Springfield Public School System, Baystate Health Systems,YMCAs, Headstart, Connecticut Department of Social Services, Pro Fitness Health Solutions, Brightside for Families & Children, New England Center for Children, MassMutual, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 81%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 66%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Western New England College)
  • Employed Students after 2 years 90%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Western New England College)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered