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About Springfield College

Springfield College is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Springfield, MA

Founded in 1885, the institution currently enrolls around 3,075 students a year, including 2,188 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Springfield College

Acceptance rate: 63%

Average GPA: 3.48

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Springfield College Acceptance Rate 2021

Admission to Springfield College is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at Springfield College is 63 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.48 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Springfield College a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Springfield College, around 85 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 562 students who started at Springfield College as first-time freshman, 381 graduate within four years.

Springfield College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 73 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $43,821 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Springfield College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Springfield College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

263 Alden Street Springfield, MA 01109-3797

Campus Setting: Suburban

Springfield College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Springfield College is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Springfield College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Springfield College ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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27 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Springfield College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Springfield College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Springfield College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1240


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1240 and Above


1040 to 1240


1040 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Springfield College students is 1140. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Springfield College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Springfield College.

Springfield College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Springfield College is like? There are approximately 3,119 students enrolled at Springfield College, including 2,175 undergraduate students and 944 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 38% percent are from MA and 62% percent of students are from other states.


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