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Colleges / Spring Hill College

Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

SHC Admissions

Consult with Spring Hill College's admissions department for more information on applying.

SHC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of SHC's admissions stats.

SHC 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 9%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 68%
Waitlist No

Spring Hill College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Spring Hill College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to SHC?

SHC does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Spring Hill College Admissions

Transferring to Spring Hill College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to SHC

SHC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into SHC?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at SHC

What does SHC consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
First Generation Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with SHC for more information on admission factors.

SHC Application Requirements

To apply to SHC, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with SHC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and 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 Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into SHC?

Students admitted to SHC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

SHC considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

SHC is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 9% of SHC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 68% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for SHC?

To be competitive with other SHC applicants, you should strive to earn between 1072 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At SHC 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1072, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of SHC students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of SHC students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for SHC?

To be most competitive at SHC, you should strive to earn between 17 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for SHC's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for SHC students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Spring Hill College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to SHC. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in SHC during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

SHC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to SHC?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to SHC.

Does SHC accept transfer credits?

✅ SHC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. SHC accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does SHC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ SHC accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to SHC?

❌ No, SHC is test optional, so you can choose whether to include your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is SHC's acceptance rate?

✅ SHC's acceptance rate is 72%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at SHC?

❌ SHC does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About SHC?

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SHC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into SHC? SHC is a somewhat selective institution. The SHC acceptance rate is 72%. This means that the institution accepts 71 out of every 100 applicants.


SHC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

SHC ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above


17 to 21


17 and Less


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SHC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1072 - 1220


Math SAT Range

480 - 530


Reading SAT Range

490 - 530


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At SHC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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