Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Springfield College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Springfield College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Springfield College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #29 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,127 out of 3,367 applicants were admitted making Springfield College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Springfield College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Springfield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Springfield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1150

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Springfield College?

Springfield College typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Springfield College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >74%
1145 to 1240 Avg + 63%-74%
1050 to 1145 Avg - 50%-63%
955 to 1050 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 955 Low <37%
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Springfield College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Springfield College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Springfield College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Springfield College?

Admission data indicates that Springfield College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Springfield College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Springfield College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >76%
24 to 27 Avg + 63%-76%
22 to 24 Avg - 53%-63%
20 to 22 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 20 Low <42%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Springfield College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Springfield College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,596 1,771 3,367
Accepted 1,063 1,064 2,127
Acceptance Rate 67% 60% 63%
Enrolled 268 259 527
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 24% 25%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Springfield College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Springfield College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Springfield College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167899 IPEDS survey data for Springfield College.

Frequently Asked Questions

90% of students submit their SAT scores to Springfield College. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

63% of those who apply are granted admission to Springfield College. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1240. 90% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 27. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.