University of Mobile

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$23,860
3.02% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,260
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.02%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
84.1%
1,690 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,804
63.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
45.7%
102 Graduates

About

University of Mobile is a higher education institution located in Mobile County, AL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Mobile were General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (35 degrees), and General Psychology (16 degrees).

In 2022, 344 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Mobile. 69.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (208 degrees), 4.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (51 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mobile is $23,860, which is $−4,470 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Mobile is $23,860, which is $−4,470 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,260.

In 2022, 67% of undergraduate students attending University of Mobile received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$23,860
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Mobile was $23,860. The cost of tuition at University of Mobile is $−4,470 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$22,260
2022 Value
2.87%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Mobile had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,260. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Mobile grew by 2.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,544
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Mobile was of $9,544 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.07% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at University of Mobile received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.02%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Mobile was 3.02%, which represents 15 out of the 497 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Mobile received 1,690 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.74% annual growth. Out of those 1,690 applicants, 1,421 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,804 students enrolled at University of Mobile in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Mobile has an overall enrollment yield of 19.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,421
Accepted Out of 1,690

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Mobile was 84.1% (1,421 admissions from 1,690 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 64.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.74%, while admissions grew by 25%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
2
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at University of Mobile in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Mobile had a total enrollment of 1,804 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Mobile is 1,145 students and the part-time enrollment is 659. This means that 63.5% of students enrolled at University of Mobile are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Mobile, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.3% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 4.88% Two or More Races, 1.72% Hispanic or Latino, 1.66% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.05% Asian, and 0.222% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Mobile in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.2%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Black or African American Female (9.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.6%), followed by White Male (13.2%) and Black or African American Male (5.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Mobile in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,804 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mobile is 1,145 and the part-time enrollment is 659. This means that 63.5% of students enrolled at University of Mobile are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Mobile was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), University of Mobile had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    871 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    226 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    88 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Mobile is 48.3% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 4.88% Two or More Races, 1.72% Hispanic or Latino, 1.66% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.05% Asian, and 0.222% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 467 students (25.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 132 more women than men received degrees from University of Mobile. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Mobile is white (208 degrees awarded). There were 4.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (51 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Mobile is General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (35 degrees) and General Psychology (16 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Mobile, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees awarded), Theology (8 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (38 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,628,169 people), Secondary school teachers (497,414 people), Education administrators (276,587 people), Special education teachers (190,775 people), and Other managers (185,992 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees awarded), Theology (8 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Education (53 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees awarded), Theology (8 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Education (53 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Elementary & secondary schools (2,875,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (377,525 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (210,631 people), Religious organizations (181,872 people), and Computer Systems Design (141,120 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees awarded), Theology (8 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Education (53 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Mobile.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded
  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Mobile was General Business Administration & Management with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

106
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
238
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 106 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mobile, which is 0.445 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (238).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 36 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mobile in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.33 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mobile in Registered Nursing, which is 4 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from University of Mobile completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (98%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Mobile is Female and White (98% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.8% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    208 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Mobile is white (208 degrees awarded). There were 4.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (51 degrees).

15.7% of degree recipients (54 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    142 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Mobile is white female (142 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (66 degrees).

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Operations

University of Mobile has an endowment valued at nearly $22.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.97%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, University of Mobile had a total salary expenditure of 29.1M. University of Mobile employs 32 Associate professors, 27 Assistant professors and 11 Professors. Most academics at University of Mobile are Female Assistant professor (19), Female Associate professor (18), and Male Associate professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mobile are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 29 employees, and Management with 17 employees.

Endowment

$22.1M
2022 Endowment
9.56%
growth from 2021

University of Mobile has an endowment valued at about $22.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Mobile grew 9.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.2M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.2M
2022 Salaries
1.11%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Mobile paid a median of $10.2M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($29.1M) and a 1.11% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.07M
Instructional Salaries
76
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Mobile paid a total of $4.07M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Mobile were Associate professor with 32 employees, Assistant professor with 27 employees, and Professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mobile were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees, and Management with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Mobile was Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Mobile.

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