Springfield College (167899)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$41,128
5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,930
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.2%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.6%
3,549 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,921
93.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73%
395 Graduates

About

Springfield College (167899) is a higher education institution located in Hampden County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Springfield College (167899) were Social Work (108 degrees awarded), Occupational Therapy (37 degrees), and Physician Assistant (33 degrees).

In 2022, 893 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Springfield College (167899). 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (624 degrees), 8.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Springfield College (167899) is $41,128, which is $17,132 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Springfield College (167899) is $41,128, which is $17,132 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,930.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Springfield College (167899) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$41,128
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Springfield College (167899) was $41,128. The cost of tuition at Springfield College (167899) is $17,132 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$27,930
2022 Value
1.29%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Springfield College (167899) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,930. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Springfield College (167899) grew by 1.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,320
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Springfield College (167899) was of $13,320 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.09% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Springfield College (167899) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.2%
2019 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Springfield College (167899) was 2.2%, which represents 34 out of the 1545 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Springfield College (167899) received 3,549 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 24.4% annual growth. Out of those 3,549 applicants, 2,684 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,921 students enrolled at Springfield College (167899) in 2022. 16% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Springfield College (167899) has an overall enrollment yield of 19.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,684
Accepted Out of 3,549

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Springfield College (167899) was 75.6% (2,684 admissions from 3,549 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 76.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 24.4%, while admissions grew by 22.3%..

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SAT Scores

16%
Submission Percentage (2022)
82
Scores Submitted (2022)

16% of enrolled first-time students at Springfield College (167899) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Springfield College (167899) had a total enrollment of 2,921 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Springfield College (167899) is 2,720 students and the part-time enrollment is 201. This means that 93.1% of students enrolled at Springfield College (167899) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Springfield College (167899), both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.9% White, 9.45% Hispanic or Latino, 6.88% Black or African American, 2.88% Asian, 0.89% Two or More Races, 0.514% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Springfield College (167899) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38%), followed by White Male (35.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (16.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.37%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Springfield College (167899) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,921 students. The full-time enrollment at Springfield College (167899) is 2,720 and the part-time enrollment is 201. This means that 93.1% of students enrolled at Springfield College (167899) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Springfield College (167899) was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Springfield College (167899) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,954 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    276 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    201 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Springfield College (167899) is 66.9% White, 9.45% Hispanic or Latino, 6.88% Black or African American, 2.88% Asian, 0.89% Two or More Races, 0.514% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 237 students (8.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 241 more women than men received degrees from Springfield College (167899). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Springfield College (167899) is white (624 degrees awarded). There were 8.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Springfield College (167899) is Social Work (108 degrees awarded), followed by Occupational Therapy (37 degrees) and Physician Assistant (33 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Springfield College (167899), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), and Health (330 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Springfield College (167899) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,704,686 people), Registered nurses (1,508,360 people), Secondary school teachers (492,442 people), Education administrators (325,357 people), and Social workers, all other (290,876 people).

The most specialized majors at Springfield College (167899) in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), Health (330 degrees), Psychology (64 degrees), and Education (103 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Springfield College (167899) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Springfield College (167899) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), Health (330 degrees), Psychology (64 degrees), and Education (103 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Springfield College (167899) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,269,252 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,839,286 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (528,796 people), Outpatient care centers (500,649 people), and Individual & family services (304,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Springfield College (167899) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (112 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees), Health (330 degrees), Psychology (64 degrees), and Education (103 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Springfield College (167899).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 48 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Springfield College (167899) was Sport & Fitness Management with 48 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

326
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
567
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 326 degrees were awarded to men at Springfield College (167899), which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (567).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Springfield College (167899) in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 3.46 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Springfield College (167899) in Social Work, which is 12.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

68%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 68% of students graduating from Springfield College (167899) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Springfield College (167899) is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.03% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    624 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    75 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Springfield College (167899) is white (624 degrees awarded). There were 8.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75 degrees).

7.61% of degree recipients (68 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    386 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    238 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Springfield College (167899) is white female (386 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (238 degrees).

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Operations

Springfield College (167899) has an endowment valued at nearly $91.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−16.6%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Springfield College (167899) had a total salary expenditure of 107M. Springfield College (167899) employs 98 Assistant professors, 52 Associate professors and 41 Professors. Most academics at Springfield College (167899) are Female Assistant professor (63), Male Assistant professor (35), and Female Associate professor (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Springfield College (167899) are: Service, with 83 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 68 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees.

Endowment

$91.8M
2022 Endowment
13.4%
decline from 2021

Springfield College (167899) has an endowment valued at about $91.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Springfield College (167899) declined 13.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $45.3M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$40M
2022 Salaries
4.85%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Springfield College (167899) paid a median of $40M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($107M) and a 4.85% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.3M
Instructional Salaries
197
Number of Employees

In 2022, Springfield College (167899) paid a total of $14.3M to 197 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
98 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
83 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Springfield College (167899) were Assistant professor with 98 employees, Associate professor with 52 employees, and Professor with 41 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Springfield College (167899) were Service with 83 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 68 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Springfield College (167899) was Female Assistant professor with 63 employees, Male Assistant professor with 35 employees, and Female Associate professor with 31 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Springfield College (167899).

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