Spring Hill College
Founded in 1830, Spring Hill is the oldest college in Alabama. Its located six miles west of Mobile and offers a great view of the city and its harbors.
Spring Hill is the first institution in the region to offer MSN degree with a clinical nurse leader track in 2005.
SHC nursing department has around 6 faculties and offers BSN and master's of science in nursing degree programs. The school partners with over 10 medical facilities in the Gulf Coast region which makes it possible for students to gain a hands-on experience by working with various medical experts.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students1,485|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
The baccalaureate program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The program is divided into two phases which are the pre-nursing and professional nursing phase. A student admitted at the Spring Hill College can be enrolled in the pre-nursing phase. However to enter the professional nursing phase, a student must apply to the division of Nursing.
Application is done during the spring semester for the enrollment in the following fall. Some of the requirements include:
- ACTscore of 20 or higher. Students with a previous baccalaureate degree will be exempt from the ACT score requirement.
- Achieve a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative grade point average.
- Achieve a minimum of a 2.75 prerequisite cumulative grade point average:
- Prerequisite GPA is calculated on all nursing, science, math and psychologycourses required in pre-nursing (first two years) prior to the junioryear or NUR 330.
- A letter of good standing from thee previous college for transfer students.
Applicants must also meet all standards required for licensure to practice as a registered nurse. Applicants must also submit to a criminal background check and drug screening test. Current CPR certification is also required.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1922 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/12/1999 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/21/2007 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1025 to 1185|
|ACT||21 to 26|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,104/credit|
|In State Students||$1,104/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,104/credit|
|In District Students||$515/credit|
|In State Students||$515/credit|
|Out of State Students||$515/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Spring Hill College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||16%||$465|
|State Grant & Scholarships||34%||$906|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||99%||$28,065|
|Federal Student Loans||89%||$8,696|
$21,065Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$19,104|
|$30,001 to $48,000$15,551|
|$48,001 to $75,000$20,653|
|$75,001 to $110,000$21,629|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.