The location of campus opens the door to a great outdoor life, a thriving downtown and many entertainment outlets. From the art lover to the sports junkie, there’s something in Springfield for you.
Evangel sits in the heart of Springfield, Missouri, near many attractions and facilities that help students make the most of their college experience.
With around 160,000 residents and a thriving student community, Springfield combines the excitement of a big city with the community-driven environment of a midsize town.
Many in Springfield’s business community give special offers and discounts to students, or even plan special events.
For generations, students from across the globe have had a fun and fulfilling college experience in Springfield.
Springfield’s Attractive Benefits
The area offers a variety of attractions suitable for both students and visitors. For outdoor activities, there are lakes, campgrounds, and Ozark Mountain hiking and biking trails. Shopping options are plentiful, from small boutiques to larger malls. The local dining scene includes award-winning restaurants that fit all budgets. Students looking for places to study will find numerous coffee shops and bookstores. Accommodations for visiting family and friends are easily available with a range of comfortable hotels. Entertainment options include movie theaters, live theaters, and a zoo. Sports enthusiasts can catch games featuring the Double-A St. Louis Cardinals affiliate.
Career Opportunities and Local Business Partnerships
For those seeking internships or job opportunities during school, the groundwork has been laid for finding the perfect fit through our Hire an Evangel Intern and Hire an Evangel Grad programs.
Springfield also serves as headquarters for major organizations such as Bass Pro Shops, O’Reilly Auto Parts and of course, the Assemblies of God. In Springfield’s business climate, graduates have ample career opportunities in the community after graduation.