Consult with Spring Hill College's admissions department for more information on applying.
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%|
These are the application deadlines for Spring Hill College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
SHC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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.
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.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with SHC for more information on admission factors.
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||√|
Students admitted to SHC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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
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.
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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.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
21 and Above
17 to 21
17 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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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