Springfield Technical Community College

Tel: (413)781-7822
  • Springfield Technical Community College, a leader in technology and instructional innovation, transforms lives through educational opportunities that promote personal and professional success.
School Highlights
  • Springfield Technical Community College serves 6,622 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is same as the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Springfield Technical Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Hampden County, MA.
  • The nearest community college is Bay Path University (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 252 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Springfield Technical Community College(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty252 staff96 staff
Springfield Technical Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 6,622 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is equal to the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,622 students3,428 students
Springfield Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:126:1
Springfield Technical Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,085 students1,076 students
Springfield Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,537 students2,352 students
Springfield Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Springfield Technical Community College Enrollment Breakdown MA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Springfield Technical Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Springfield Technical Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Springfield Technical Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Springfield Technical Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Springfield Technical Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Springfield Technical Community College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Springfield Technical Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.590.59
Springfield Technical Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Springfield Technical Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,000$35,600
Springfield Technical Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,106 is more than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,616 is more than the state average of $9,401. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,106$4,424
Springfield Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,616$9,401
Springfield Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%89%
Springfield Technical Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$5,761$15,250
Springfield Technical Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,326$5,300
Springfield Technical Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In the summer of 1967, STI moved into three buildings on the Armory grounds, and opened in September under the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Board of Regional Community Colleges. In August 1968, the Institute's name was changed to Springfield Technical Community College. An initial enrollment of 400 students and a faculty of 20 began what is now one of the largest and most comprehensive community colleges in the Commonwealth, serving an increasingly diverse population. Springfield Technical Community College offers an exceptional and affordable education to prepare you for a rewarding career or to transfer to a four-year college. Students attend classes on a beautiful, historic campus where they find an experienced and caring faculty, a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs, a diverse student population and a host of services, resources and activities. STCC students enjoy small classes and individual attention, and then transfer to such fine local colleges as AIC, Springfield College, WNEC and ELMS College as well as nationally known institutions like Smith, Mt. Holyoke, Amherst, UMass, RPI, and Boston University. STCC offers 14 programs in Health, 27 programs in Engineering Technologies and 15 programs in Business/ Information Technologies. STCC is a national leader in Entrepreneurship Education. STCC is nationally recognized; major corporations such as IBM, Verizon, Microsoft, and Ford Motor Company have formed educational alliances with the College. The National Science Foundation, which awards very few grants to community colleges, has awarded 20 grants to STCC for projects such as building specialized labs, and has named STCC as the National Center for Telecommunications Technologies. Springfield Technical Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering post-graduate education.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bay Path University
    Private, non-profit
    2,587 students | 3.60 Mi588 Longmeadow Street
    Longmeadow MA  01106
  • 6,604 students | 7.00 Mi303 Homestead Ave
    Holyoke MA  01040
  • 1,603 students | 7.60 Mi170 Elm St
    Enfield CT  06082
  • 7,300 students | 23.90 MiGreat Path
    Manchester CT  06040
  • 4,075 students | 24.00 Mi950 Main Street
    Hartford CT  06103
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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,424 per year for in-state students and $9,401 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $26,142 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.