Excellence in education has long been a central theme of the Springfield experience. With a high concentration of colleges and universities, including the state’s second-largest university system, learning at every level is valued and actively supported. Here you’ll find Blue Ribbon public schools, exceptional private schools, innovative K-12 programs and undergraduate and graduate degree programs in nearly every field. Whether you’re ready to further your education or want the best possible one for your family, schools in the Springfield region provide a quality education where you can excel.
Springfield topped Student Loan Hero’s list of cheapest cities for college students, with room-and-board rates and housing costs nearly well below the national average.