Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, United States
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Overview of Spring Hill College

About this school

Spring Hill, founded in 1830, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 450-acre campus, located in a residential section of Mobile, includes several 19th and early 20th century buildings.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,393
    • Men:509 (36.5%)
    • Women:884 (63.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Spring Hill College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4000 Dauphin Street
City, State, Zip
Mobile, AL  36608-1791
Phone
(251) 380-3030
Fax
(251) 460-2186
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
46% of 8,544 applicants were admitted
Women
46% of 5,773 applicants were admitted
Men
46% of 2,771 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
485 (12%) of 3,903 admitted students enrolled
Women
300 (11%) of 2,632 admitted students enrolled
Men
185 (15%) of 1,271 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.58
375 And Above
51%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
554 average |510-585 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
66%
• Score 400 - 500
15%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
562 average |515-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
15%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,584 (68.12645011600928%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,070 (23.69127030162413%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (2.718967517401392%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,014 (5.463312064965197%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Spring Hill College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001041
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
323 (81.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
304 (94.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
304 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
76 (25.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$36,147
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 255 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,283
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 241 (79.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,824
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 303 (99.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
65 (16.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $27,109

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,090 (79.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
951 (87.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
951 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
228 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$33,589
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 802 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,275
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 731 (76.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,707
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 947 (99.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
343 (24.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,594

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


86

Part-Time Faculty


40

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


64%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 78% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Spring Hill College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


43.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


51%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (45)


  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Psychology

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Liberal Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Pastoral Studies, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (16)


  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Ethics
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


194,822

Nearest Metropolitan Area


450 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
40 average low in January, 90 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Mobile
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Mobile
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Mobile

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


71% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


29%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Badger
School Colors
Purple and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Spring Hill College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, fraternities and sororities, shape, national society of leadership and success, peer one project, chemistry club

Sororities


28% of women participate

Fraternities


26% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,379

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,393
Women
884
Men
509

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 16.4% Black/African-American
  • 2.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.7% White
  • 3.6% Unknown

International Students


3.5% from 23 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


108

Student Resources

Study resources