University of Mobile

Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. University of Mobile provides liberal arts and professional programs with the goal of renewing minds through intellectual and spiritual development for the fulfilling of each student’s professional calling. Additionally, the university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study.

University of Mobile is #5 Best Regional College in the South and a Best Value Regional College in the South (2018 U.S. News & World Report). More recognitions include America’s 100 Best College Buys, America’s Best Christian Colleges, 50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges & Universities, All-Steinway School and more.

University of Mobile is intentional about creating academic and student life experiences that build community through Focus Fridays. The unique approach to learning means students attend classes Monday through Thursday, immersing in academic programs to stretch the mind. Then, spend Friday exploring new interests with professors, attending campus events, or going to the beach!

For International Students, the Office for Global Engagement advocates by helping students make the intellectual and cultural transition necessary to succeed academically at UM. This includes bridging language barrier and providing appropriate tools to prepare faculty in assisting international students.


  • Campus: 880+ acres
  • Enrollment: 1,400+ students from 33 states, 27 nations
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
  • Academic Programs: 32 Bachelor’s Degrees, 13 Master’s Degrees, 26 Tracks, 33 Minors, 13 Certification areas
  • Freshman Class Stats:  28% From Out of State, 71% Live On Campus
  • Financial Assistance: 99% of incoming freshman receive financial aid

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University of Mobile offers a rigorous liberal arts education that teaches you to: think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, embrace intellectual knowledge, and collaborate.

Choose from 48 areas of study in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, College of Health Professions, School of Christian Studies, and Alabama School of the Arts.

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Undergraduate Tuition & Fees: $22,930

Room & Board: $8,700*

Graduate Tuition 2019-2020: Varies by academic program.

*Please note Room & Board costs are calculated according to most commonly taken option.

**Also note, total tuition reflects mandatory fees.

English Proficiency Requirements:

TOEFL: 500 (Paper-based), 173 (Computer-based), 61 (Internet-based)

IELTS: 6.0

SAT or Equivalent Requirements:

SAT: 1060 (Verbal + Math)*

ACT: 21*

*SAT/ACT requirement applies to students whose native language is English.

Application Deadline: TBD