University of Mobile Ranked #2 in Alabama for Reputation and Quality

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile is the #2 college in Alabama based on reputation and quality, according to a new ranking by College Consensus.

The online ranking site combines respected national and international college rankings with student reviews to identify the Best Colleges and Universities in Alabama for 2018.

University of Mobile earned the #2 spot among 18 colleges and universities in Alabama, according to College Consensus. The full list is at

Earlier this year, College Consensus selected University of Mobile as #1 Best Regional Colleges in the South and #8 Best Christian Colleges and Universities in the Nation. The 2018 rankings released in April also placed UM among the top colleges and universities nationwide, ranked #141 Best Colleges and Universities.

University of Mobile’s college consensus score was based on national ratings in U.S. News & World Report and Wallethub, combined with student reviews on Niche, Cappex and Unigo.

“By combining the results of all of the most reputable college ranking publishers and thousands of real student reviews from around the web, College Consensus provides the most accurate and comprehensive ranking of a school’s reputation and quality available anywhere,” according to the site.

College Consensus says the rankings are “crunching the numbers, pure and simple, to see which colleges the experts admire and which ones the students love.”


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 and master’s degree programs in over 40 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 or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning media relations director and former journalist whose expertise has enabled the University of Mobile to gain national and regional attention. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Auburn University and worked as a journalist for 12 years, including 10 years at the Mobile Press-Register, earning regional and national awards for coverage of education, deadline reporting and feature writing. She joined the University of Mobile staff in 1993, earning awards for writing and public relations including the Baptist Communicators Association grand prize for feature writing in 2015 and 2012. She is a charter member of Providence United Methodist Church, serves on the board of the John Will Scholarship Foundation, 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 the University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.

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