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About SHC

Spring Hill College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Mobile, Alabama. SHC was founded in 1830 and now enrolls around 1,191 students a year, including 1,061 undergrads.

SHC offers housing for up to 0 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

There are 13 SHC undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 SHC Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Average GPA 3.5
Mean ACT score 23
Mean SAT score 1062
Tuition $21,100

2022 SHC Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at SHC

Spring Hill College does not offer early decision or early action.

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SHC Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into SHC. In 2021, SHC accepted 54% of applicants. Last year, 2,736 students applied to SHC and 1,479 were admitted.

SHC Waitlist

SHC reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Spring Hill College?

SHC is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to SHC, applicants must submit the following items.

SHC Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for SHC

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Admitted students have a mean score of 1062 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for SHC students is 23.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to SHC.

Does SHC Require the ACT or SAT?

SHC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 19% submitted the SAT. 88% submitted the ACT.

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Does SHC Provide Dorms?

Yes! SHC provides on-campus housing for students.

SHC students are active in the school's Fraternities and sororities, SHAPe and National Society of Leadership and Success. CajunFest, Christmas on the Hill, and and Campus Mardi Gras are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at SHC.

Financial Aid at SHC

SHC meets 82% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend SHC full-time are awarded $42,592 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is SHC a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at SHC

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at SHC, around 81% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 362 students who started at SHC as first-time freshman, 165 graduate within four years.

Around 57% of students who started at SHC earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does SHC sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is SHC a good school for you?

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Where is Spring Hill College Located?

SHC is located in the suburban setting of Mobile, Alabama.

If you want to see SHC for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 65 to Mobile, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Mobile Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what SHC and Mobile are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4000 Dauphin Street Mobile, AL 36608-1791

Campus Setting: Suburban

SHC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SHC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SHC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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SHC ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 25

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to SHC is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into SHC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

SHC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

985 - 1130


Math SAT Range

510 - 560


Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

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1130 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for SHC students is 1062. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to SHC, while applicants with SAT scores between 985 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 985 have a low chance of being offered a spot at SHC.

SHC Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at SHC is like? There are approximately 1,191 students enrolled at SHC, including 1,061 undergraduate students and 130 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 49% percent are from AL and 51% percent of students are from other states.


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