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University of Mobile Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of Mobile, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of Mobile Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of Mobile was awarded 63 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is sacred music.

Overall Quality

University of Mobile landed the #2,120 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

University of Mobile is also ranked #34 out of 48 schools in Alabama.

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Is It Hard to Get Into University of Mobile?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to University of Mobile you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 67%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Learn more about University of Mobile admissions.

University of Mobile Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Mobile is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Mobile is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Mobile

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Mobile has a freshmen retention rate of 78%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At University of Mobile this rate is 35%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  35 out of 100

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University of Mobile Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,750 undergraduates at University of Mobile with 1,106 being full-time and 644 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Mobile Cost?

The overall average net price of University of Mobile is $17,122. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for University of Mobile

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,263 $13,392 $18,654 $21,346 $21,357

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University of Mobile, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At University of Mobile, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $6,050 a year. That adds up to $24,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Mobile is 10.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do University of Mobile Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from University of Mobile make around $35,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 12% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at University of Mobile make the most money.

Location of University of Mobile

Located in Mobile, Alabama, University of Mobile is a private not-for-profit institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of University of Mobile.

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Contact details for University of Mobile are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, AL 36613-2842
Phone: 251-675-5990

University of Mobile Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from University of Mobile. Of these students, 293 received undergraduate degrees and 57 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 56 $56,157
Business Administration & Management 37 $36,488
Music 21 NA
Health & Physical Education 19 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 18 $33,993
General Psychology 18 $20,824
Religious Studies 17 NA
General Biology 11 NA
Sacred Music 10 $29,685
Communication & Media Studies 9 $32,029

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Mobile along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at University of Mobile

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 948 students took at least one online class at University of Mobile. This is an increase from the 634 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 948 250
2018-2019 634 195
2017-2018 766 198
2016-2017 839 147
2015-2016 685 164

Learn more about online learning at University of Mobile.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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