Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,902

8.18% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

7.15%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,383

65.7% Full-Time

About

Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is a higher education institution located in Hampden County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies were Community Organization & Advocacy (411 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 609 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies. 78.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (320 degrees), 2.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (138 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is $16,902, which is $2,931 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is $16,902, which is $2,931 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 89% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,902

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies was $16,902. The cost of tuition at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is $2,931 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

0%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.25% with respect to 2015, when 80% 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.

7.15%

2015 Default Rate

137

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies was 7.15%, which represents 137 out of the 1916 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-School of Professional and Continuing Studies received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,383 students enrolled at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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Accepted Out of N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies has a total enrollment of 1,383 students. The full-time enrollment at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is 909 students and the part-time enrollment is 474. This means that 65.7% of students enrolled at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.5% Black or African American, 20% White, 18.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 0.868% Asian, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (44.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15.9%) and White Female (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (41.5%), followed by White Female (16%) and Black or African American Male (16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,383 students. The full-time enrollment at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is 909 and the part-time enrollment is 474. This means that 65.7% of students enrolled at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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-School of Professional and Continuing Studies was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    754

  2. White

    277

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    256

The enrolled student population at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is 54.5% Black or African American, 20% White, 18.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 0.868% Asian, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 36 students (2.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 351 more women than men received degrees from Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies. The majority of degree recipients at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are black or african american (320 degrees awarded). There were 2.32 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (138 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is Community Organization & Advocacy (411 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (609 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are Social workers (172,683 people), Counselors (37,914 people), Miscellaneous managers (27,124 people), Social & community service managers (19,336 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (19,116 people).

The most specialized majors at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are Public Administration and Social Service (609 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are Public relations specialists, Financial analysts, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are Public Administration and Social Service (609 degrees awarded).

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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-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are Individual & family services (90,138 people), Elementary & secondary schools (66,725 people), Hospitals (51,066 people), Outpatient care centers (39,531 people), and Administration of human resource programs (36,463 people).

The most specialized majors at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are Public Administration and Social Service (609 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies.

Most Common

  1. 411 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies was Community Organization & Advocacy with 411 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 129

  2. 480

In 2016, 129 degrees were awarded to men at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies, which is 0.269 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (480).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 129 degrees were awarded to men at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies in Community Organization & Advocacy, which is 0.269 times less than the 480 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 480 degrees were awarded to women at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies in Community Organization & Advocacy, which is 3.72 times more than the 129 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    320 degrees awarded

  2. White

    138 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is black or african american (320 degrees awarded). There were 2.32 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (138 degrees).

2.3% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    256 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    106 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies is black or african american female (256 degrees awarded). There were 2.42 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (106 degrees).

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Operations

Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $9.05M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies employs 8 Professors, 6 Assistant professors, and 3 Associate professors. Most academics at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are Male Professors (5), Female Professors(3), and Male Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.74M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies received $3.74M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$9.05M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $9.05M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$9.05M

2015 Salaries

1.12%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies paid a median of $9.05M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.8% decline from 2013 and a 6.24% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.51M

Instructional Salaries

19

Number of Employees

In 2015, Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies paid a total of $1.51M to 19 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

8 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies were Professor with 8 employees; Assistant professor with 6 employees; and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Springfield College-School of Professional and Continuing Studies was Male Professor with 5 employees, Female Professor with 3 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 3 employees.

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