U.S. News ranks Spring Hill College among best colleges in the South

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 9:30am

MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College is ranked once again among the top 20 Southern universities and colleges, according to the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”

Spring Hill is ranked 17th among the Southern colleges and universities offering a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s programs. The U.S. News rankings are based on several quality measures including academic reputation, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, peer assessment and graduation rate performance. Colleges and universities are listed in various categories depending on their size, location and other factors.

Spring Hill College is also listed in the region’s “A-Plus Schools for B Students” category, campuses where B students thrive in an engaged student body.

Spring Hill College is the first Catholic college in the Southeast, the third oldest Jesuit college and the fifth oldest Catholic college in the United States.

College ranking information is available at www.usnews.com.