Spring Hill College

Mobile, AL 36608

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 LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  2. BSN

    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.

    Admission Requirements

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 13
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 4
Clinical Nurse Leader Post-master's certificate 1

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Spring Hill College

University of Mobile
6.82 miles away
William Carey University
80.23 miles away
University of Holy Cross
123.24 miles away
Dillard University
124.51 miles away
Loyola University New Orleans
129.21 miles away
Judson College
142.11 miles away
Belhaven University
163.85 miles away
Mississippi College
171.61 miles away
Our Lady of the Lake College
177.81 miles away
Tuskegee University
186.4 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading500 to 600
SAT: Math500 to 590
ACT Composite22 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$4,170
30k to 48k$4,650
48k to 75k$6,826
75k to 110k$6,992
Over 110k$6,940
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,024.00 $1,024.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $490.00 $490.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Students

Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.

More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing
Spring Hill College
4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608

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