Academics

Location
Springfield, MA
Undergrads
1,352
Tuition
$29,158
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Sophomore

Academics: Very on top of things

4 College Sophomore

Academics: There's plenty of academics that are offered

4 College Sophomore

Academics: I love being a Sociology major. you get to build a personal, one on one relationship with your professors. workload is manageable. curriculum is interesting. Haven't got to the internship part yet, but I'm sure they are great and easy to find.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: The school is small so the student teacher ratio is great The professors get to really know you.

4 College Student

Academics: The school is small so the ratio and attention to every student is amazing. The professors get to really know you.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 126th
    Most Manageable Workloads
  • 241st
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 341st
    Best Academic Advisers
  • 366th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 376th
    Most Available Classes

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
14:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
87
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
383
Total FT Faculty
87
Average Faculty Salary
$52,094
Full-Time Retention Rate
61%
Part-Time Retention Rate
100%
Transfer-Out Rate
1%
Graduation Rate
39%
Programs/Majors Offered
59
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed: 8%
  • Educational Administration: 7%
  • Elementary Education: 4%
  • Reading Teacher Education: 4%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
  • Weekend/evening college

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 16 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 17 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.
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