University Of Mobile

University Of Mobile

The University of Mobile was founded in 1961 as Mobile College. It became the University of Mobile in 1993. This 4-year private university sits on a 800-acre campus in Prichard, Alabama, and offers enrollment to more than 1,5000 students every year.

The University of Mobile offers a large number of degrees in the undergraduate and graduate level. The schools is comprised of the following academic divisions:

  • Center for Adult Programs
  • Center for Performing Arts
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Christian Studies
  • School of Education
  • School of Nursing

The sports teams of the University of Mobile are nicknamed the Rams. They participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. The Rams are members of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Contacting University of Mobile

University of Mobile
5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile , AL 36613-2842
General Phone: (251) 675-5990

University of Mobile Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine100registered nursing
Education and Teaching91elementary school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, social science teaching
Business and Management63business management, accounting, organizational behavior
Liberal Arts52English, general studies, humanities, social services, political science, sociology, history
Religion and Philosophy43religion, religious music
Media26communication studies
Therapy and Counseling21psychology, marriage and family therapy
Drama and Performing Arts4theatre arts management
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3athletic trainer
Science3biology, chemistry
Art Studies3art studies
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental science

Number of programs and degrees for University of Mobile in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree31131
Master's degree706
Associate's degree372

University of Mobile Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Mobile had a total enrollment of 1,541 students (1,396 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 36%
Women 64%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 74%
(Foreign Students) 26%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 21%
20-21 23%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%

University of Mobile Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 44 %

University of Mobile Room and Board (2007)

University of Mobile offers campus housing for 559 of its 1,396 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Mobile, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

University of Mobile Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500700
SAT Math450650
SAT Writing500700
ACT Verbal2125
ACT Math1925
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT8%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT92%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Mobile Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,000
Room and board $ 7,320
Room charge $ 4,370
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,950
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 3,525

Financial Aid:
University of Mobile participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 102900)

University of Mobile Faculty

University of Mobile has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year4$63,4401*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$56,0141*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$60,4292*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$45,7779$45,266
Associate professoracademic year4$41,53910$38,394
Assistant professoracademic year15$37,00813$37,359
Instructoracademic year1*6$32,816
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year34$40,51738$38,787

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Mobile Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Baseball Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Track Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports8178159

University of Mobile Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Social Science Teacher Education

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets University of Mobile Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%University of Mobile Number of students
% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 9%University of Mobile % students on athletic fin. aid
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%University of Mobile % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%University of Mobile % of degrees in education and teaching
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 14%University of Mobile Dorm rooms per full-time student
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%University of Mobile Female % of student body
Student SAT scores
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%University of Mobile Student SAT scores
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%University of Mobile Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%University of Mobile % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%University of Mobile Number of degree programs

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