Overview

Applicants
8,587
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average HS GPA
3.57

GPA Breakdown

46%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
505 - 595
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
510 - 590
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with Writing recommended

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with Essay component recommended

Deadlines

Regular — July 15


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
137
with Terminal Degree
101

69
Women
68
Men
10
Minority
3
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
50%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
  • Business/Managerial Economics.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Organizational Leadership.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Pre-Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.
  • Writing, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • General Studies.
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Biopsychology.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.
  • Religion/Religious Studies.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • International Relations and Affairs.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Social Sciences, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Graphic Design.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


JoAnn C. Jenkins
CEO of AARP

Major General (Ret.) Arnold L. Punaro
CEO of The Punero Group

John Jay Shannon, MD
CEO of the Cook County Health & Hospital Systems (CCHHS)

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
50%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics


Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
TEACH grants

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,270
Foreign Countries Represented
26

Demographics

1.12%
Asian
15.58%
African-American
3.19%
Hispanic
66.37%
Caucasian
3.75%
Unknown
4.71%
International

62% female
38% male
58% are out of state
99% are full time
1% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
71%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
83%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Beca Venter-Lombardo

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
54
Number of Honor Societies
17

Number of Social Sororities
7
Number of Religious Organizations
5

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Badgers)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Badgers)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of South Alabama
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of South Alabama

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
50

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Apple

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Patrick Sprague
Director of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
4000 Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36608

Phone
(800) 742-6704; (251) 380-3041

Email
psprague@shc.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Center
Fairway Apartments
McKinney's at the Hill
Burke Library
Golf Course

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop
Gulf Shores
Langan (Municipal) Park
Eastern Shore Center
Downtown Mobile

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admit@shc.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
weekend visits excluded

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Mobile Regional Airport is about 20 minutes away. Vans, limousines, and rental cars are available for a trip from the airport to campus. Driving directions from airport: Take Airport Boulevard east for approximately six miles. Turn left onto McGregor and go approximately one mile. Turn right on Dauphin Street. The entrance to Spring Hill is about 1/2 mile on the left. From the Dauphin Street entrance, follow the road past the golf course to the top of the hill. At the stop sign, turn right. Follow the road to the parking lot at the end of the road. The Admissions Office is located on the left in Nan Altmayer Place. Greyhound also offers service to Mobile, and its station is 15 to 20 minutes away from campus. Taxis are also available.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the East and West: Take I-10 to I-65 North. Follow I-65 North to Exit 4 (Dauphin Street) and turn west (left). Spring Hill College is less than one mile on the right. From the Dauphin Street entrance, follow the road past the golf course to the top of the hill. At the stop sign, turn right. Follow the road to the parking lot at the end of the road. The Admissions Office is located on the left in Nan Altmayer Place. From the North: Take I-65 South to Exit 4 (Dauphin Street) and turn west (right). Spring Hill College is less than one mile on the right. From the Dauphin Street entrance, follow the road past the golf course to the top of the hill. At the stop sign, turn right. Follow the road to the parking lot at the end of the road. The Admissions Office is located on the left in Nan Altmayer Place.

Local Accommodations
see http://www.shc.edu/ug/admissions/visit/local-accommodations


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