Application Instructions for First-year Students

Submit your application through the Common Application. To submit your application you must complete the Common Application and Springfield College’s member screen questions. Please click here to apply via the Common Application.

Application Check List

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  1. $50 application fee or fee waiver
  2. Essay
    Choose one of the essay prompts listed on the Common Application.
  3. SAT/ACT Scores
    Springfield College accepts either the SAT or ACT.
  4. Official High School Transcript
    Must be submitted by your high school guidance office.
  5. One Academic Reference
    Provided by either a teacher or a school counselor. You can submit more than one reference if you would like.

*Some programs may require additional credentials. Limited enrollment programs (physical therapy, athletic training, dual athletic training/Doctor of Physical Therapy, occupational therapy, and physician assistant) require that students complete shadowing hours and a supplement application for admission. Supplement applications for these programs can be found on the Common Application. 


Interviews are encouraged of all applicants. If the applicant is unable to arrange a personal visit to campus, the alumni interviewer must complete and return the attached Alumnus/a Interview Report directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Alumnus(a) Interview Report Form (.pdf)

Click here for the annual Springfield College security and fire safety report.

Springfield College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis in admission and access to, and employment and treatment in, its programs and activities.