Spring Hill College

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4000 Dauphin Street

Mobile, AL 36608

Phone: (251) 380-4000
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Jul. 15
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#16 Overall Score: 71 out of 100. Regional Universities (South)

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Spring Hill College is a private institution that was founded in 1830. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,202, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 450 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Spring Hill College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 16. Its tuition and fees are $30,924 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Spring Hill College offers a supportive, encouraging environment that fosters a transforming experience for students, one that challenges and inspires them in their intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth. Inside and outside the classroom, students are introduced to a wide range of perspectives and are encouraged to think critically and reflect inwardly about who they are, what they believe, and what contributions they hope to make to the world. Spring Hill College is the first Catholic college in the Southeast, the third oldest Jesuit college in the United States, and the fifth oldest Catholic college in the United States.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1830
Religious affiliation Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $18,672,244


When applying to Spring Hill College, it's important to note the application deadline is July 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 15. The application fee at Spring Hill College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 47.5 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 47.5%
Application deadline July 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Spring Hill College is 12:1, and the school has 59.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Spring Hill College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Psychology; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
4-year graduation rate 55%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 25%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11%
Psychology 10%
Health Professions and Related Programs 9%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 8%

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Student Life

Spring Hill College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,202, with a gender distribution of 39.3 percent male students and 60.7 percent female students. At this school, 80 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 20 percent of students live off campus. Spring Hill College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,328
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Spring Hill College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Spring Hill College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Spring Hill College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Spring Hill College, 67.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,454.

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Tuition and fees $30,924 (2013-14)
Room and board $11,296 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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