University of Mobile Ranked #5 Best Regional College in the South, 100 Best Small Colleges in Nation

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile is the #5 Best Regional College in the South, according to College Consensus, a college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews.

College Consensus also named the University of Mobile among the 100 Best Small Colleges in the nation. The Christ-centered university was ranked #3 Best Colleges & Universities in Alabama, according to the 2019 rankings.

College Consensus uses a combination of officially published rankings and verified student reviews to generate an aggregate ranking. Published reviews from influential commentators like U.S. News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal and WalletHub form the Publisher Ranking. Then, legitimate student reviews from sites like Niche and Unigo come together to set the Student Review Rating. These two average together to set the College Consensus, according to the ranking site.

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 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 the University of Mobile, visit the website at or 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.