About STCC

The Springfield Technical Community College Board of Trustees proclaims September 9, 2016, to September 11, 2017, as the 50th Anniversary year of the College and calls on all those associated with the College to join us in recognizing this milestone.

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state.  Biotechnology, Health Information Technology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Sonography, and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year.  STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree.  With an annual enrollment of over 8,700 day, evening, weekend and online students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.

Mission Statement

Springfield Technical Community College supports students as they transform their lives.

Vision

Springfield Technical Community College will be a dynamic, multi-cultural learning community where students grow in character, intellect and self-confidence.

Core Values:

  • Dedication: We believe that with pride and determination among our faculty, staff and students we can create a community of truly inspired individuals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to fostering an environment that promotes truth and the development of individual character.
  • Respect: We nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all.
  • Community: As a community within the community at large, we improve lives and strengthen the region through accessible and affordable higher education.
  • Student-Centered: We encourage our students to be the best that they can be. We provide a diverse educational experience that promotes personal and professional growth.
  • Caring & Commitment: As a community of dedicated faculty and staff who care about student success, we produce graduates who will contribute to the well-being of the region and to the Commonwealth.

Our Graduates

Our graduates have risen to prominence in their professions and consider STCC to be the most vital link in their successes. Whether employed by one of our region's prominent health care facilities or major manufacturers, the message from employers is always the same - STCC graduates deliver. In fact, they deliver the most vital services the Greater Springfield area depends on and cannot live without.

Number of Programs:

Over 90 degree programs, degree options and certificate programs

Areas of Study

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Information Technologies, Engineering Technologies & Math, Health & Patient Simulation, Science & Engineering Transfer

Number of faculty and staff:

  • 1,145

Number of alumni:

  • 38,516

Student enrollment (2016 Fall Figures):

Annual (Fiscal Year 2016) Enrollment: 8550
Class of 2016 Degrees Awarded: 889 Associate Degrees, 162 Certificates
Age: 16 - 92
Ethnicity: White 48%, Hispanic 29%, Black 17%, Other 6%
Gender: Female: 57%, Male 43%
Enrollment: Part-Time 58%, Full-time 42%
Average Age: 26
Average Class Size: 16