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.


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


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 1,449 students, and sixty percent of our students come from outside the state of Alabama. Our freshman class is academically strong with an average high school GPAs ranging from 3.12 to 3.92 and average ACT scores of 21 to 27.

Classroom Experience

Ninety-six percent of our 78 full-time faculty members hold the highest degrees in their fields. Our student-faculty ratio is 13:1, and the average class size is 17. Spring Hill Academics.


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


A member of the Southern States Athletic Conference, Spring Hill fields intercollegiate men's and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, 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-nine percent (99%) of our students receive financial assistance, including scholarships, grants, federal loans and work-study. Admissions and Financial Aid info.


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.


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.