Springfield College


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts


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.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4806
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 209

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 23:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

263 Alden St
Springfield Massachusetts 1109

Website: http://www.spfldcol.edu

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Main Phone: 413-748-3116

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Admissions Contact:
Evelyn Cohen
Assistant Director / Transfer Coordinator, Undergraduate Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Professor Deborah Alm
Interim Director, International Center

Athletics Contact:
Kelly Hart
Associate Director of Athletics, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Most programs have a GPA requirement of 2.5. Sports Management, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
A student must obtain a grade of C- or higher for a course to transfer.

Credits (Min/Max):
Springfield College awards up to 60 credits to transfer students for work done elsewhere.

Test Scores for Applying:
Students who have earned less than 15 college credits must submit SAT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Although we require only one letter of recommendation, many students send multiple letters.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is required of all applicants. The topic is as follows: Please comment on the aspects of your life which have led you to select your intended major and why you believe Springfield College will meet your educational needs.

Application Fee:
All applicants must submit a $50 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Students must submit a dean's report form for all colleges attended.

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010



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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Students with a minimum GPA of 3.2 are awarded $7,000 per year. Students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 are awarded $10,000 per year.

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Special Programs

We offer a transfer student SOAR - Student Orientation, Advising and Registration day. There is also a four-day orientation before classes begin.


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