Life is Better at the University of Mobile

Life is Better at the University of Mobile

Molly Grace Watkins News, Student Life

MOBILE, Ala. – Life is better at the University of Mobile, according to the latest rankings by The popular ranking site gave the Christian university A’s all around for various campus life categories in its 2023 Best Colleges review. 

Niche includes data for 4,136 colleges nationwide. The site ranked colleges throughout the United States in more than 50 categories, then broke those rankings down by state and city.

UM earned an A in the following categories: Dorms, Campus, Student Life, Campus Food, Safety and Diversity.

Not only did UM receive an A, but University of Mobile residence halls are the highest nationally ranked dorms in Alabama. Plus, they are named #17 Best College Dorms in America for 2023, out of 1,371 colleges ranked by Niche.

UM ranks #2 in Alabama for Safest College Campuses, Best College Campuses, Top Private Universities and Best Christian Colleges. 

The University of Mobile was named #4 for Best Student Life and for Best College Food in the state.

To learn more about the University of Mobile, prospective students and families are invited to attend a UM Day or schedule a campus visit at, or call Enrollment Services at 251.442.2222.

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered university with a vision of “Higher Education for a Higher Purpose,” founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions in an environment where they are known.

About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered university offering on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the 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.

For information about the University of Mobile, areas of study, admissions and more, visit, connect with UM on social media @univofmobile, or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

About the Author

Molly Grace Watkins

Molly Grace Watkins is the Content Creator for the Office for Marketing and Public Relations at the University of Mobile. She is a full-time student in the College of Arts and Sciences, where she is pursuing a degree in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Broadcasting. A published author, Molly Grace loves writing and being in front of the camera. She is an active member and volunteer at Cottage Hill Baptist Church. She also enjoys listening to music, going on long walks and driving her friends around in her blue MINI Cooper.