Springfield College - Springfield, MA Springfield College - Springfield, MA

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Springfield College - Springfield, MA

Springfield College is a coed private college that provides students with a broad and balanced educational experience. The College is rooted in the Humanics philosophy—educating students in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others—and prepares students with real-world leadership skills for tomorrow’s careers.

Located in picturesque New England in the Pioneer Valley and situated on the shores of Lake Massasoit, Springfield College offers a vibrant campus culture that promotes a wide variety of activities and events for nearly every interest.

American/United States Studies/Civilizationx  
Art Therapy/Therapistx  
Art/Art Studies, Generalx  
Athletic Training/Trainerx  
Biology/Biological Sciences, Generalx  
Business Administration and Management, Generalx  
Child Developmentx  
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Generalx  
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Otherx  
Computer and Information Sciences, Generalx  
Computer Graphicsx  
Computer Sciencex  
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administrationx  
Dance, Generalx  
Early Childhood Education and Teachingx  
Education, Generalx  
Elementary Education and Teachingx  
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)x  
English Language and Literature, Generalx  
General Studiesx  
Health Teacher Educationx  
Health/Health Care Administration/Managementx  
History, Generalx  
Kinesiology and Exercise Sciencex  
Mathematics and Computer Sciencex  
Mathematics, Generalx  
Occupational Therapy/Therapistx  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, Generalx  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studiesx  
Physical Education Teaching and Coachingx  
Physical Therapy/Therapistx  
Physician Assistantx  
Psychology, Generalx  
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Otherx  
Secondary Education and Teachingx  
Sport and Fitness Administration/Managementx  
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapyx  

Academic Life

Springfield College has 40 undergraduate majors and offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree programs. The College is comprised of five schools: the School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies; the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; the School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies; the School of Human Services; and the School of Social Work. Students participate in fieldwork, internships, practicum, or other experiential learning opportunities, which lead to an advantage when they move on to careers or graduate education.

Small class sizes and dedicated and knowledgeable faculty members allow for personal attention and a comprehensive learning experience. Springfield College also offers an Academic Success Center that provides academic support to students in all programs.

Campus Life

With more than 100 organizations and opportunities for involvement, there is never a shortage of things to do at Springfield College. Students can join an academic interest student organization, such as the Athletic Training Club, or be part of a governing body, like the class boards. SC Dancers, Habitat for Humanity, and the Student Society for Cultural Diversity are just a few of the special interest student organizations offered at the College. Special events student organizations include the Campus Activities Board and Pre-Camp. Those interested in getting the word out can join The Springfield Student newspaper or WSCB radio station staff.

Join one of the 26 competitive Division III men’s and women’s athletic teams, or play an intramural or club sport. Fans are always welcome, too!

Facilities and Resources

The facilities at Springfield College include state-of-the-art classrooms and labs to enhance experiential learning, 10 residence halls designed to encourage a strong community feel, an award-winning Wellness & Recreation Complex with the best and latest in collegiate recreation equipment, and the Richard B. Flynn Campus Union, which is the hub for many campus activities and events.

Within these facilities are innovative resources, such as the Athletic Training/Exercise Science Room, which is a dedicated space for the research and study of all aspects of wellness and human performance, and the Medical Simulation Lab, which includes a high fidelity 3G adult and baby patient simulator mannequins that respond to treatment in the same manner as human patients.

Financial Aid / Tuition

Students are encouraged to apply for grants, loans, and student employment. Springfield College financial aid is based on need and academic achievement. The College gives full consideration to students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the Springfield College Financial Aid Application by March 15, 2014, for first-year students and May 1, 2014, for transfer students. Students not eligible for financial aid may be considered for campus employment.


Springfield College evaluates applicants on the basis of academic and personal factors. Applications for regular admission or early decision must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and should include a completed application form, a high school transcript, one personal reference, and SAT or ACT scores. Transfer students must also submit a transcript and a dean’s report from each college attended.

Application due dates for the 2014-15 academic year are as follows: undergraduate applications, April 1, 2014; transfer students, Aug. 1, 2014; athletic training and physical therapy programs, Dec. 1, 2014; and physician assistant and occupational therapy programs, Jan. 15, 2015.

The Springfield College admissions staff is interested in meeting each applicant and encourages candidates to visit the College.

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