University of Mobile Named #2 College in Alabama by

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University of Mobile Named #2 College in Alabama by

Based on Academic Quality, Affordability, Student Experience

Best Colleges in Alabama BadgeMOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile is one of the top two four-year colleges in Alabama, according to the 2016 Best Colleges ranking for campus programs by

The rankings measure a school’s academic quality, affordability and student experience, according to, which compiles user-friendly guides and rankings to help students find the school that best meets their needs and educational goals. evaluates over 2,400 higher education institutions and lists 213 rankings for different aspects of the college experience.

UMobile ranked second in Alabama out of over 80 collegiate institutions in the state for its on-campus program, and fifth in Alabama for its online program.

Regarding the on-campus program, noted, “UMobile is acclaimed as one of Alabama’s best colleges not only for its affordable cost, but also for its wide variety of academic offerings and 14:1 student-faculty ratio. As a private Baptist institution, strong Christian values are reflected in the lifestyle and curriculum of the university.”

The online ranking cited the university’s “unique distance education program” that offers degree programs fully online, with options for on-campus coursework as well. Typical online courses last eight weeks.

The 2016 rankings are based on statistics from the 2013-2014 academic year. Currently, UMobile’s student-faculty ratio is 13:1, a ratio that means students have small classes and easy access to professors.

The complete list is posted at


About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study, with an 880-acre campus located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama.

For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Trey Taulbee

Trey oversees all facets of the university’s creative process, including photo, video, design, print and digital media. He received his Bachelor of Science in Communication from UM and his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University. Prior to his current role, Trey worked in enrollment services and student life. Additionally, Trey co-owns a photography business with his wife, Michelle, specializing in wedding and portrait photography. He lives on Alabama’s eastern shore with Michelle, son, Jack and dogs Cammie & Malone.