Springfield Technical Community College

Springfield, MA 01105
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Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) is located in Springfield, Massachusetts. STCC was established back in 1967. This school has a Latin motto that translates to “today we are preparing to act tomorrow.” This school is all about preparing the next generation to become the revered professionals of tomorrow through their various academic programs. STCC offers more than 30 associate degree programs and there are also dozens of certificate programs. Students will be able to find many courses at this school that can help to further their career ambitions. All students will be able to receive a thorough education at this institution.

STCC has a nursing program that gives students several options to consider. Those who are looking to advance their career potential will be able to sign up for courses such as the certified nurse assistant plus program. There is also a traditional general nursing program where students will be able to work toward earning an associate degree. Students will receive a varied education that focuses on preparing them for nursing careers and being able to pass the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The curriculum will involve classroom studies, simulation experiences at the SIMS medical center, nursing skills laboratory courses, and clinical experiences at various hospitals and healthcare agencies. The STCC nursing program has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students5,343
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 15 65
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1977 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$25/credit
In State Students$25/credit
Out of State Students$242/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $1,125 $1,125 $10,890
ADN 70 $1,750 $1,750 $16,940
BSN 125 $3,125 $3,125 $30,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of Springfield Technical Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 67% $4,117
Other Federal Grant 4% $217
State Grant & Scholarships 58% $1,088
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 24% $719
Federal Student Loans 20% $3,261
Private Loans 1% $5,895


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,486
$30,001 to $48,000$7,801
$48,001 to $75,000$9,830
$75,001 to $110,000$11,902
Over $110,000$12,769

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.
Springfield Technical Community College
1 Armory Sq
Springfield, MA 01105

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