Springfield College Ranking Profile

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, independent, coeducational four-year college offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The College has the following schools: The School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies; The School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies; The School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation; The School of Human Services; The School of Social Work.

Springfield College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. A number of the college programs are also accredited, certified, or approved by the professional organizations or agencies in their fields.

Achievements and Ranking Profile:

- Springfield College is ranked 60th in the top tier of "Regional Universities (North)" in "America's Best Colleges" by U.S.News Media Group.

- 58th in the US News Ranking of Best Occupational Therapy Schools (2009).

- 33rd among Best Rehabilitation Counseling Programs, 49th among Best Physician Assistant Programs (US News 2008).

- Recognized as a premier institution of higher education for YMCA leaders by the YMCA of the USA.

- Named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary community service programs.

- Springfield College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of 119 U.S. institutions of higher learning to receive its Community Engagement Classification, for exemplary community involvement.

- Received the 2009 Outstanding Sports Facilities Award by the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association for its Wellness & Recreation Complex.

- Recipient of the Jostens/NADIIIAA (NCAA) Community Service Award of Merit for student-athlete participation in community projects.

- Recipient of multiple Super 60 Awards of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, Inc.

- Springfield College has been named to the “Saviors of Our Cities” list of the 25 “best neighbor urban colleges in the nation”, as a college that has dramatically strengthened the economy and quality of life in its community by careful strategic planning and thoughtful use of resources.