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Springfield College Admission Requirements

Springfield, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Springfield College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.1%
Admission Difficulty for Springfield College
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Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Springfield College and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,461 out of 3,616 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 53 percent. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Springfield College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Springfield College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for Springfield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Springfield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1120

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

Springfield College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Springfield College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >78%
1120 to 1220 Avg + 68%-78%
1020 to 1120 Avg - 56%-68%
920 to 1020 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 920 Low <42%
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Springfield College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for Springfield College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Springfield College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Springfield College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >80%
23 to 27 Avg + 68%-80%
20 to 23 Avg - 57%-68%
17 to 20 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 17 Low <46%
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Springfield College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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Admission Statistics

Springfield College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,736 1,880 3,616
Accepted 1,222 1,239 2,461
Acceptance Rate 70% 66% 68%
Enrolled 279 320 599
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 26% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
123

Applicants have 123 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Springfield College is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Springfield College and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Springfield College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Springfield College?

68% 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.

What SAT score is required for Springfield College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1220. 90% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Springfield College?

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