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University of Mobile Among ‘America’s Best Christian Colleges’ for 22nd Year

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile has been named one of “America’s Best Christian Colleges” for 2019, an annual recognition the school has consistently received for over two decades.

Baptist-affiliated UM is one of only 98 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the designation for 2019. This is the 22nd consecutive year that University of Mobile has received the honor.

The recognition is determined from results of the 28th Annual National College Survey conducted by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. The survey was conducted between April 1 and July 31, 2018.

Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. selected “America’s Best Christian Colleges” from a pool of 392 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 2017 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.
University of Mobile has earned a variety of other honors recently, including the “Best Value Schools” recognition by U.S. News & World Report.

Prospective students and their families are invited to attend a Preview Day on campus and learn more about University of Mobile. Sign up for a Preview Day online at umobile.edu/preview, or call Enrollment Services at 251.442.2222.

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. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, 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 more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

About the Author

Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley is the marketing communications specialist for University of Mobile. Amber received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from UM. As marketing communications specialist, Amber writes press releases and other content for UM. She is passionate about serving in her youth group at Redemption Church. She enjoys spending time outside, reading a good book and watching romantic comedies on Netflix.