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 70% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,635 out of 3,770 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 32 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 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Springfield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1200

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 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. The school ranks #27 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Springfield College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1290 and Above Good >80%
1195 to 1290 Avg + 70%-80%
1100 to 1195 Avg - 58%-70%
1005 to 1100 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 1005 Low <45%
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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 24
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Springfield College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 26

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 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 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
28 and Above Good >83%
26 to 28 Avg + 70%-83%
25 to 26 Avg - 62%-70%
24 to 25 Reach 53%-62%
Less than 24 Low <53%
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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 1,794 1,976 3,770
Accepted 1,303 1,332 2,635
Acceptance Rate 73% 67% 70%
Enrolled 313 347 660
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 26% 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.