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University of Mobile Named in ‘30 Best College Dorms in America’

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile is recognized among the 30 Best College Dorms in America by The college ranking site selected the nation’s “most inviting yet affordable” college dorms based on cost, amenities and facilities, aesthetic appeal and social scene.

“When choosing a campus a student is going to call home for the next several years, cost is naturally a key consideration. However, undergraduates need not compromise or break the bank in order to live in a charming environment,” according to

“Not only are these affordable dormitories pleasing to the eye, but they also feature outstanding amenities and exciting social scenes to boot, offering some of the best-value college experiences that money can buy.”

The site ranked public and private universities using data from Business Insider, The Princeton Review, Architectural Digest and the NCES College Navigator Database.

University of Mobile offers suite-style or private-style rooms with free internet and cable, automated laundry, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour security and new dining service that has earned rave reviews from students. For details, visit or call Enrollment Services at 251.442.2222.

To view’s “30 Most Inviting Yet Affordable College Dorms in America,” go to


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

About the Author
Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist with a strong background in strategic communications, feature writing/story-telling, copywriting and editing. She serves as assistant vice president for university communications. Kathy joined the University of Mobile marketing/public relations staff in 1993 and has earned awards for writing, public relations and advertising, including twice receiving the grand prize for feature writing from the Baptist Communicators Association. She serves on the board of the John M. Will Scholarship Foundation, awarding scholarships to promising student journalists; and is a member of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, Baptist Communicators Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Kathy lives in Daphne with her husband, Chuck, who earned his M.B.A. from University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.