University of Mobile

5735 College Pkwy, Prichard, United States
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Overview of University of Mobile

About this school

Founded in 1961 as a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college, Mobile gained university status in 1993. Its 830-acre campus is located in Mobile, 10 miles from the downtown area.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,443
    • Men:514 (35.6%)
    • Women:929 (64.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Mobile is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
5735 College Parkway
City, State, Zip
Mobile, AL  36613
Phone
(251) 442-2273
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 935 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 639 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 296 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
354 (61%) of 579 admitted students enrolled
Women
208 (54%) of 383 admitted students enrolled
Men
146 (74%) of 196 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.61
375 And Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
450-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
32%
• Score 400 - 500
45%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
460-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $22,210 (58.87498674583819%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,600 (25.447990669070087%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,800 (4.771498250450642%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,114 (10.905524334641077%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Mobile accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001029
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
199 (88.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
180 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
180 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
180 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$19,353
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 114 (63.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,553
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 53 (29.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,175
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 175 (97.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
18 (8.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,488

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
970 (87.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
888 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
888 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
887 (99.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$17,739
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 547 (61.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,279
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 43 (4.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,175
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 752 (84.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
163 (14.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,158

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,029
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,575

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


73

Part-Time Faculty


99

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


25%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 44% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
374,857

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
100
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Mobile provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


24.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


45.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • General Studies
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nursing--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


194,822

Nearest Metropolitan Area


880 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
40 average low in January, 90 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
170 mile(s) from campus in New Orleans
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Mobile
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Mobile

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


45% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


55%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Ram
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Mobile offers choral groups, drama theatre, campus activity board, campus ministry, student government association, student nurse organization

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,152

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,443
Women
929
Men
514

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.4% Asian
  • 19.5% Black/African-American
  • 1.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 60.9% White
  • 12.2% Unknown

International Students


3.3% from 21 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


161

Student Resources

Study resources