Accreditation

Springfield College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the College, or individuals may also contact the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 209 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01739-1433,

Tel: (781) 271-0022, Email: cihe@neasc.org.

Springfield College is approved to offer its School of Professional and Continuing Studies programs in the following states:

California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, Tel: (888) 370-7589

Delaware, Department of Education, The Townsend Building, P.O.Box 1402, Dover, DE 19903-1402. Tel: (302) 739-4601.

Florida:  Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education, 325 W. Gaines St., Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: (850) 245-3200; (888) 224-6684.

  • Grievance policy:  Students who have unresolved conflict with the School should contact the Commission for Independent Education, 325 W. Gaines St., Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: (850) 245-3200; (888) 224-6684.
  • Legal control:  The College is a Massachusetts not for profit corporation organized in 1891 and registered in Florida as Springfield College, Inc., a not for profit corporation and doing business in Florida under the name of Springfield College. 

Massachusetts, The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, One Ashburton Place, Room 1401, Boston, MA 02108-1696. Tel: (617) 727-7785.

New Hampshire, Department of Education, Division of Higher Education, Higher Education Commission, 101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301, Tel: (603) 271-0257.

South Carolina, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 1333 Main Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201. Tel: 803-737-2260. Students who have complaints that cannot be resolved at the school level may contact the Non-public Institution Licensing of the Commission. All complaints must be submitted in writing on forms available at the campus.

Texas, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, P.O. Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711-2788. Tel: (512) 427-6101.

Vermont, Vermont Department of Education, 120 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620-2501. Tel: (802) 828-5139

Wisconsin, Educational Approval Board, P.O.Box 8696, Madison, WI 53708-8696. Tel: (608) 266-1996.

Licensure indicates that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality.

Springfield College School of Professional and Continuing Studies
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 748-3000