University of Mobile

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5735 College Parkway

Mobile, AL 36613-2842

Phone: (251) 675-5990
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Aug. 1
application deadline

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Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#27 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. Regional Colleges (South)

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University of Mobile is a private institution that was founded in 1961. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,552, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 830 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Mobile's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 27. Its tuition and fees are $18,540 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University of Mobile exists to change the world through its students who are prepared academically, responsible socially, and developing spiritually. Thus, the intent of the University is reflected in the phrase: "changing lives to change the world."

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1961
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $17,168,074


When applying to University of Mobile, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Mobile is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 80.4 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 80.4%
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Mobile is 12:1, and the school has 59 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Mobile include: Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; and Philosophy and Religious Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
4-year graduation rate 27%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Education 22%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 20%
Health Professions and Related Programs 15%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 8%

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Student Life

University of Mobile has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,552, with a gender distribution of 31.1 percent male students and 68.9 percent female students. At this school, 38 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 62 percent of students live off campus. University of Mobile is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,719
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

University of Mobile offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. University of Mobile also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Mobile, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Mobile.

Students who have cars on campus 95%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At University of Mobile, 64.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,189.

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Tuition and fees $18,540 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,330 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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