Life at Springfield College
At Springfield College, we offer many comfortable housing options for international students, with housing options being split by first-year students, mid-year students, junior and senior students, and graduate students. Students are able to experience all the on-campus residential lifestyle has to offer. Learn more.
Part of living on the campus is eating on the campus. Our dining options are varied, delicious, and offer something for everyone. You can come in and have a slice of pizza, enjoy homestyle American classics, explore international foods, or try something new. There are multiple options daily to satisfy your tastes. Check out our current menu.
We also offer Union Station, which provides access to a variety of meal options, including Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts, a burger and pizza offering, and more. Coffee and tea drinkers also can enjoy our on-campus Starbucks.
International students who are looking for scholarship and awarded funding will find it at Springfield College. New undergraduate international students who meet the admissions criteria will be awarded an academic/merit scholarship upon admission to Springfield College. In addition, we offer a financial award for housing, and a financial award if the student has a sibling, parent, or grandparent who received a degree from Springfield College. There are also other financial offerings for international students. Learn more.
About Springfield College
Springfield College offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines and areas of study. See all of our program offerings.
The College mission is based in Humanics, the ideology of educating the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others. Learn more about the Humanics mission.
Springfield College is ranked no. 27 in the U.S.News & World Report’s 2017 edition of “Best Colleges.” For six-consecutive years we’ve continued to climb the rankings, with this year’s ranking being up two spots from 2016 and 40 spots from 2011. Springfield College also ranked no. 12 for Best Value Schools for Regional Universities—North. Read more.
James Naismith created the game in 1891 when he was a student and instructor at Springfield College, then known as the International YMCA Training School. The first hoop was a peach basket and no dribbling was allowed. Read more.
Yao Ming, a global ambassador for the game of basketball, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield in September 2016. During his visit here, he stopped by the Springfield College campus to see the birthplace of basketball and visit the museum.