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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 Enrolment 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.

Profile of University of MobileStudents attend University of Mobile in Mobile, AL, a large suburb. The school is proud of its Southern Baptist status. University of Mobile is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

University of Mobile has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in education and teaching and nursing and emergency medicine.

University of Mobile Selectivity

University of Mobile is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 500. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 500 and 650. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

FacultyThe school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 1, 541 students at University of Mobile .

Student LifeA lot of students at the school attend part-time. University of Mobile offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. University of Mobile values student athletics, and belongs to the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

University of Mobile Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching92elementary school teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching, music teaching, math teaching, social science teaching
Business and Management62business management, organizational behavior, accounting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57registered nursing
Religion and Philosophy44religion, religious music
Liberal Arts28general studies, English, sociology, political science, humanities, history
Therapy and Counselling28psychology, marriage and family therapy
Media13communication studies
Science7biology, chemistry
Drama and Performing Arts3theatre arts management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3athletic trainer
Art Studies2art studies
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Music0music
Contact: University of MobileUniversity of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive

Mobile, Alabama 36663-0220

General Phone: (251) 675-5990

http://www.umobile.edu

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