University of Mobile

country rank  1371
world rank  4151

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Mobile (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Mobile (UM) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. University of Mobile (UM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UM
Founded 1961
Motto The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom
Colours Garnet, black and gray

University Location

Address 5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile
36613-2842 Alabama
United States
Tel +1 (251) 675 5990
Fax +1 (251) 442 2498

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is considered but not required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 5735 College Parkway
Mobile 36613-2842
(251) 442 2273
800 946 7267

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Alabama Baptist Convention - www.alsbom.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Mobile's Library
University of Mobile's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 51,019 physical volumes, 620 physical media and 120 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Mobile provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 591 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1968


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • National League for Nursing (NLN)
  • Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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