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Springfield College

Springfield, Massachusetts

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Springfield College

Private 4 Year

About Springfield College

Springfield College is a private college in Springfield, Massachusetts. The institution confers undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Known as the birthplace of basketball, the sport was invented there in 1891 by Canadian graduate student James Naismith. The college's philosophy of "humanics" "calls for the education of the whole person—in spirit, mind, and body—for leadership in service to others." It is symbolized by a triangle.


Located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

263 Alden St, Springfield, MA, 01109-3797, Hampden County

Springfield College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#826 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Massachusetts

#36 of 173

Best Physician assistant Colleges & Universities in America

#14 of 41

Most Popular Majors

Out of 18 majors categories at Springfield College, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Springfield College within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni