University of Mobile Earns Top Rankings in Niche’s 2022 Best Colleges

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MOBILE, Ala. – The popular ranking and review site gave the University of Mobile top marks across a variety of categories in its 2022 Best Colleges rankings of public and private universities in Alabama. Among the rankings are #1 Best College Dorms in Alabama, #1 Best College in Mobile and Top 10 universities in Alabama.

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

The Best Colleges ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic, admissions, financial and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and alumni, according to Niche.

National rankings for the University of Mobile include:

#19 Best College Dorms in America

#22 Best College Campuses in America

Top 10 Alabama rankings for the University of Mobile include:

#1 Best College Dorms in Alabama

#1 Best College in the Mobile Area

#2 Best Small Colleges in Alabama

#2 Safest College Campuses in Alabama

#2 Best College Campuses in Alabama

#3 Best Christian Colleges in Alabama

#4 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Alabama

#4 Best College Food in Alabama

#5 Best Colleges for Psychology in Alabama

#5 Best Colleges for History in Alabama

#6 Best Colleges in Education for Alabama

#7 Best Colleges in Alabama

#8 Best Colleges for Business in Alabama

#9 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

#9 Best Colleges for Nursing in Alabama

#10 Colleges with the Best Academics in Alabama

#10 Most Diverse Colleges in Alabama

Complete Niche rankings for the University of Mobile are at

About the University of Mobile

The 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 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

Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean is assistant vice president for university communications and has helped tell the University of Mobile story since 1993. She is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist. Her husband and daughter are UM graduates. She loves playing in the yard – planting flowers, picking blueberries, pulling weeds and petting her two mini-schnauzers.