University of Mobile one of ‘America’s Best Christian Colleges’ for 20th Year

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Only 100 Christian Colleges and Universities Selected for 2017 Honor

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MOBILE, Ala.- University of Mobile has been named one of “America’s Best Christian Colleges” for 2017, an annual recognition the school has consistently received for two decades.

Baptist-affiliated UM is one of only 100 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the designation for 2017.

The recognition is determined from results of the 26th Annual National College Survey conducted by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. The survey was conducted between April 1 and July 31, 2016.

Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. selected “America’s Best Christian Colleges” from a pool of 458 Christian institutions of higher education.

To be considered for the list, an institution must be an accredited, four-year school that offers bachelor’s degrees and full residential facilities and dining services. It must have had an entering freshman class in Fall 2015 with a high school grade point average or SAT/ACT score at or above the national average for all freshmen entering Christian institutions of higher education.

The school must also be affiliated with a recognized Christian denomination or be an interdenominational institution that incorporates Christian principles into its curriculum or environment.

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Trey Taulbee

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.

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