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Springfield College
Springfield, MA
Springfield, founded in 1885, is a private, multipurpose college. Its 167-acre campus is located in Springfield, 50 miles west of Worcester.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,160
   Women 1,091 (50.5%)
   Men 1,069 (49.5%)
Graduate Students 1,094
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 64% of 4,112 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.26
SAT Math 470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 460-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $50,365
  Tuition and Fees $35,475
  Room and Board $11,890
Average Percent of Need Met 79%
Average Freshman Award $27,824
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 181
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
Springfield Population 153,703
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 96% of freshmen, 85% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Lion
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%
First-Year Students Returning 86.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 62.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported