Springfield Technical Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$750

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,279

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,343

42.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

21.1%

199 Graduates

About

Springfield Technical Community College is a higher education institution located in Hampden County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Springfield Technical Community College were .

In 2017, 1,077 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Springfield Technical Community College. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (613 degrees), 2.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (235 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Springfield Technical Community College is $750, which is $-6,664 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Springfield Technical Community College is $750, which is $-6,664 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,279.

In 2017, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$750

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Springfield Technical Community College was $750. The cost of tuition at Springfield Technical Community College is $-6,664 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,279

2017 Value

0.437%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Springfield Technical Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,279. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Springfield Technical Community College grew by 0.437%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,070

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Springfield Technical Community College was of $11,070 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

20%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Springfield Technical Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.61% with respect to 2016, when 62% 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.

12.6%

2016 Default Rate

127

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Springfield Technical Community College was 12.6%, which represents 127 out of the 1009 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 Technical Community College 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 5,343 students enrolled at Springfield Technical Community College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Springfield Technical Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Springfield Technical Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Springfield Technical Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Springfield Technical Community College has a total enrollment of 5,343 students. The full-time enrollment at Springfield Technical Community College is 2,287 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,056. This means that 42.8% of students enrolled at Springfield Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Springfield Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.7% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Black or African American, 3.39% Asian, 3.11% Two or More Races, 0.243% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.112% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Springfield Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (20.6%), followed by White Female (20.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Springfield Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,343 students. The full-time enrollment at Springfield Technical Community College is 2,287 and the part-time enrollment is 3,056. This means that 42.8% of students enrolled at Springfield Technical Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

2017 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 Technical Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Springfield Technical Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,226

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,525

  3. Black or African American

    861

The enrolled student population at Springfield Technical Community College is 41.7% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Black or African American, 3.39% Asian, 3.11% Two or More Races, 0.243% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.112% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 320 students (5.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 117 more women than men received degrees from Springfield Technical Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Springfield Technical Community College are white (613 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (235 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Springfield Technical Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Springfield Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (74 degrees).

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 Technical Community College are Police officers (117,089 people), Other managers (91,580 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (85,593 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (34,755 people), and Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (33,585 people).

The most specialized majors at Springfield Technical Community College are Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Protective Services (96 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (55 degrees).

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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 Technical Community College are Physicians, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Marketing managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Springfield Technical Community College are Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Protective Services (96 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (55 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Springfield Technical Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (286,578 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (150,647 people), Construction (80,641 people), Elementary & secondary schools (78,955 people), and Computer Systems Design (68,229 people).

The most specialized majors at Springfield Technical Community College are Architecture and Related Services (23 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Protective Services (96 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (55 degrees).

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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 Technical Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A 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 Technical Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 480

  2. 597

In 2017, 480 degrees were awarded to men at Springfield Technical Community College, which is 0.804 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (597).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Springfield Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.387 times less than the 163 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 163 degrees were awarded to women at Springfield Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.59 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

21%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from Springfield Technical Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Springfield Technical Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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, 0.503% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    613 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    235 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    145 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Springfield Technical Community College is white (613 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (235 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    308 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    305 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    152 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Springfield Technical Community College is white female (308 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (305 degrees).

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Operations

Springfield Technical Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.33M (133%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Springfield Technical Community College had a total expenditure of $68.5M. Of that $68.5M, they spent $31.4M on salaries and $68.5M on benefits.

Springfield Technical Community College employs 77 Professors, 26 Associate professors, and 26 Assistant professors. Most academics at Springfield Technical Community College are Female Professors (48), Male Professors(29), and Female Associate professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Springfield Technical Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 55 employees, Management, with 45 employees, and Service with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1M

2017 Endowment

9.92%

growth from 2016

Springfield Technical Community College has an endowment valued at about $1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Springfield Technical Community College grew 9.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.66M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.58M - Federal

  2. $1.58M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Springfield Technical Community College received $1.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.58M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$31.4M

Salary Expenditure

$68.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Springfield Technical Community College had a total expenditure of $68.5M. Of that $68.5M, they spent $31.4M on salaries and $68.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Springfield Technical Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$31.4M

2017 Salaries

1.54%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Springfield Technical Community College paid a median of $31.4M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($68.5M) and a 1.54% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.62% decline from 2015 and a 5.21% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.65M

Instructional Salaries

139

Number of Employees

In 2017, Springfield Technical Community College paid a total of $9.65M to 139 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

77 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

55 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Springfield Technical Community College were Professor with 77 employees; Associate professor with 26 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Springfield Technical Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees; Management with 45 employees; and Service with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Springfield Technical Community College was Female Professor with 48 employees, Male Professor with 29 employees, and Female Associate professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Springfield Technical Community College.

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