Springfield College in Illinois: Narrative Description

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1500 North Fifth St.
Springfield, IL 62702-2694
Tel: (217)525-1420; 800-635-7289; Admissions: (217)525-1420; Fax: (217)789-1698; Web Site: http://www.sci.edu/

Description: Independent, 2-year, coed, affiliated with Roman Catholic Church. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1929. Setting: 8-acre urban campus. Endowment: $519,554. Total enrollment: 400. 272 applied, 53% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 27% from top quarter, 60% from top half. Students come from 13 states and territories, 8 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 8% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 6% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at Illinois College, MacMurray College, Sangamon State University, Lincoln Land Community College.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. Tuition: $7272 full-time. Mandatory fees: $112 full-time. College room only: $2244.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 12 open to all; national fraternities. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Student Ambassadors, Student Activity Council, Sculpture Club, Pep/Poms. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. Option: coed housing available. Charles E. Becker Library plus 1 other with 19,951 books, 15,398 microform titles, 146 serials, 2,490 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 25 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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