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Springfield College Admissions

If you want to apply to Springfield College, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 1 and the application fee costs $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to Springfield College?

Springfield College offers early decision but not early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing. Early Decision 2 applications are due 1/15.

The early decision acceptance rate at Springfield College is 82%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 63%. Last year,, Springfield College admitted 136 of the 166 students who applied early decison.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Springfield College

Springfield College is amoderately difficult school to get into. Springfield College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Springfield College accepted 63% of all applicants., around 2,182 of the 3,441 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Springfield College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to physical therapy, athletic training, physician assistant programs is program extremely difficult.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does Springfield College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Springfield College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Important

Springfield College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Springfield College must submit the following items. Double check with Springfield College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Interview
Other Requirements portfolio
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Springfield College?

Students admitted to Springfield College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 44% submitted a class rank. At Springfield College 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 42% were in the top 25% and 76% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Springfield College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 44%
3.75 and 3.99 15.21%
3.50 and 3.74 16.7%
3.25 and 3.49 16.7%
3.00 and 3.24 15.5%
2.50 and 2.9 14.2%
2.00 and 2.49 3.1%
Springfield College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Springfield College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 20% of Springfield College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Springfield College?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Springfield College students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 600 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Springfield College students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 600 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Springfield College?

To be most competitive at Springfield College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Springfield College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Springfield College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Springfield College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Springfield College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Springfield College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Springfield College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Springfield College?

Students who are admitted to Springfield College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Springfield College accept transfer credits?

Springfield College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Springfield College accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Springfield College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to Springfield College?

Springfield College. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Springfield College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

63%

How hard is it to get into Springfield College? Springfield College is a somewhat selective institution. The Springfield College acceptance rate is 63%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.

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Springfield College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Springfield College is Continuous processing.

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

Springfield College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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Springfield College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

600 - 660

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Reading SAT Range

600 - 640

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Springfield College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.48

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Springfield College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,075

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

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