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Mobile Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Mobile Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Mobile, Alabama

There are at least 7 colleges in Mobile, listed and described below. These schools represent 19,857 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 17,487 full-time students, and a reported 6,005 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of South Alabama and Bishop State Community College.

We also provide an extensive list of Alabama Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Mobile is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Mobile.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Mobile.

Featured Colleges in the Mobile Area (QuickSchools™)

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  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Mobile Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Bishop State Community College
351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: general studies, registered nursing, truck and bus driver, cosmetology, child care management, interdisciplinary studies, licensed practical nurse, medical records tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 2,811 students, 1,848 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Virginia College-Mobile
2970 Cottage Hill Road
Mobile, AL 36606

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: medical assistant, medical coding, pharmacy tech, surgical tech, administrative assistant, human resources, orthotist/prosthetist, legal assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 188 students, 498 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Mobile with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Spring Hill College
4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, registered nursing, psychology, theology, biology, communication studies, general studies, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,538 students, 1,463 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,010 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 500-600. Math: 470-610. Writing: 490-590.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of Mobile
5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, elementary school teaching, religion, business management, communication studies, general studies, organizational behavior, early childhood education
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,541 students, 1,396 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 559 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 500-700. Math: 450-650. Writing: 500-700.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

University of South Alabama
307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, elementary school teaching, electrical engineering, business management, communication studies, marketing, psychology, liberal arts and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 13,779 students, 12,282 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 4,436 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Bay Minette Colleges 1 7,820 3,612 320
Daphne Colleges 1 16,581 522  

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