About Spring Hill College

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Spring Hill College is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast, the third oldest Jesuit college and the fifth oldest Catholic college in the United States. Ranked among the top 20 Southern colleges and universities in U.S. News & World Report's “America's Best Colleges,” its mission is to form students to become responsible leaders in service to others. We accept students from all religious denominations.

Location

Located on the Gulf Coast, Mobile, Alabama is situated at the mouth of the Mobile River and the edge of Mobile Bay. About 540,000 residents live in the Mobile Bay area, which encompasses approximately 2,800 square miles. Mobile combines Southern beauty and charm with the advantages of a fast-growing metropolitan area. The region offers an abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities for people of all ages. About the Gulf Coast

Campus

Located in one of Mobile's most picturesque neighborhoods, Spring Hill's campus rests on a 400-acre site, is naturally landscaped, and features huge oaks, azalea-lined walkways and an 18-hole golf course. Several buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Student Body

Spring Hill College has 1,328 students, and more than half of our students come from outside the state of Alabama. The 2012 freshman class is academically strong with an average high school GPA of 3.45 and an average ACT score of 24.

Classroom Experience

Ninety-two percent of our 78 full-time faculty members hold the highest degrees in their fields. Our student-faculty ratio is 12:1, and the average class size is 16. Spring Hill Academics.

Housing

We provide four-year guaranteed housing in campus residence halls and apartments. Eighty-five percent of traditional undergraduates live on campus. Residence Hall info and floor plans.

Athletics

A member of the Southern States Athletic Conference, Spring Hill fields intercollegiate men's and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, men's baseball, and women's softball and volleyball. Our student-athletes’ average GPA is 3.0. We also offer club and intramural sports. Athletics Department home page.

Financial Aid

Ninety percent of our students receive financial assistance, including scholarships, grants, federal loans and work-study. Admissions and Financial Aid info.

Graduates

About one-third of Spring Hill graduates continue their education at select graduate and professional schools throughout the nation. Other graduates begin work at prestigious businesses and corporations, or pursue a life of service by volunteering through organizations like the Jesuit Volunteer Corps or AmeriCorps.

Accreditation

Spring Hill College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: telephone number 404-679-4501) to award baccalaureate and master's degrees.

Professional programs are accredited by the Alabama State Board of Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.