Springfield Technical Community College

Springfield Technical Community College

Springfield Technical Community College is a two-year, co-educational community college located in Springfield, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1967.

There are many intercollegiate and club sports teams at STCC, including men's soccer wrestling, and basketball, along with women's soccer, basketball and lacrosse.

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Springfield Technical Community College
1 Armory Sq
Springfield , MA 01105-1296
General Phone: (413) 781-7822

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Springfield Technical Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology133dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, medical lab assistant, nuclear medical tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, ...
Liberal Arts129liberal arts and sciences, general studies, geography
Business and Management89business, business management, accounting, small business management, finance, marketing
Engineering Technician88civil engineering tech, electronics tech, laser/optical tech, telecommunications tech, electromechanical tech, robotics tech, HVAC tech, automotive tech, mechanical engineering tech, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine85registered nursing, health aides
Security and Law Enforcement56criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering39computer applications programming, computer science, web design, computer and media applications, system administration, computer security
Media35radio and TV tech, desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects, printing equipment operation
Therapy and Counseling25physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Beauty and Cosmetology25cosmetology
Mechanics and Repair22HVAC
Education and Teaching22elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Office and Administration18data entry, executive secretary, general office occupations
Landscaping and Horticulture10landscaping
Science9biology, biotechnology, chemistry
Photography and Commercial Art8commercial art, commercial photography
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7sports and fitness management, occupational therapist assistant
Medical Administration5medical secretary
Fine Arts4fine arts
Construction Trades2building inspection and management

Number of programs and degrees for Springfield Technical Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year9822
Associate's degree69255
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years413

Springfield Technical Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Springfield Technical Community College had a total enrollment of 6,074 students (3,978 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 13%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 13%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Springfield Technical Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 30 %

Springfield Technical Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Springfield, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Springfield Technical Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,696
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,206
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Springfield Technical Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 807800)

Springfield Technical Community College Faculty

Springfield Technical Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year51$69,55262$65,807
Associate professoracademic year7$59,6966$55,946
Assistant professoracademic year7$49,22319$47,476
Instructoracademic year2*4$30,254
All faculty totalacademic year67$65,90291$59,767

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Springfield Technical Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Robotics Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Springfield Technical Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in engineering
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Number of students
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 17%Springfield Technical Community College % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%Springfield Technical Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%Springfield Technical Community College % of degrees in media
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Springfield Technical Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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