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Spring Hill College, often referred to by the abbreviation of the name, SHC, is a coeducational, private, Roman Catholic Jesuit college located in Mobile, Alabama, United States. It was founded in 1830 by Michael Portier, the first Bishop of Mobile. The college has an urban campus, which stretches across approximately 400 acres of land and includes a, 18-hole golf course. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of communications/arts, social science, natural sciences, etc. The college also supports a program to allow students to study abroad, in countries like England, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, or Mexico. The athletics teams of Spring Hill College are known as the Badgers. The official mascot of the college is the Badger. The students take part in a wide variety of intercollegiate sports including cross country, volleyball, tennis, basketball, softball, soccer and baseball. Students also take part in a number of intramural sports of their choice, such as, wallyball, sand volleyball, flag football, racquetball, tennis. They also organize and participate in card tournaments.

Profile of Spring Hill CollegeThe main campus of Spring Hill College is in Mobile, Alabama (a medium-sized city). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. Spring Hill College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Spring Hill College offers more choices of majors than most colleges its size. The school students most commonly major in a field related to science, mathematics, and media.

Spring Hill College Selectivity

Spring Hill College does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 490 to 608. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 480 or more.

FacultySpring Hill College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 1, 538 enrolled students.

Student LifeSpring Hill College is generally not a school for part-time students. Many students at the school live in campus housing. Spring Hill College makes available a lot of student housing. Student athletes at the school belong to the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference for major sports. Spring Hill College takes athletics seriously enough to offer athletic financial aid to a significant portion of its students.

Spring Hill College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management78business management, human resources
Liberal Arts59political science, general studies, English, history, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, international relations, . . .
Religion and Philosophy33theology, pastoral Counselling, philosophy
Education and Teaching31elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, Education
Science29biology, chemistry, biochemistry
Media26communication studies
Therapy and Counselling25psychology, art therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine17registered nursing
Design9graphic design
Art Studies2arts management
Fine Arts1fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Medicine1gerontology, pre-med
Engineering0various engineering courses
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science
Contact: Spring Hill CollegeSpring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St

Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

General Phone: (251) 380-4000


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