University of Mobile

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,700
2.02% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,197
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
7.25%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
66.6%
2,037 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,016
59.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
48.3%
131 Graduates

About

University of Mobile is a higher education institution located in Mobile County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Mobile were Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (19 degrees).

In 2020, 350 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Mobile. 70.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (190 degrees), 2.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mobile is $22,700, which is $−5,700 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mobile is $22,700, which is $−5,700 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,197.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,700
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Mobile was $22,700. The cost of tuition at University of Mobile is $−5,700 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$22,197
2020 Value
1.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Mobile had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,197. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Mobile grew by 1.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,350
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Mobile was of $9,350 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 0.538% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
47%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at University of Mobile received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 10.7% with respect to 2019, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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7.25%
2018 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Mobile was 7.25%, which represents 34 out of the 469 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Mobile received 2,037 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 24.4% annual decline. Out of those 2,037 applicants, 1,356 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,016 students enrolled at University of Mobile in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Mobile has an overall enrollment yield of 18.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,356
Accepted Out of 2,037

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Mobile was 66.6% (1,356 admissions from 2,037 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 45.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −24.4%, while admissions grew by 10.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of Mobile in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Mobile has a total enrollment of 2,016 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mobile is 1,207 students and the part-time enrollment is 809. This means that 59.9% of students enrolled at University of Mobile are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Mobile, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.4% White, 14.2% Black or African American, 1.98% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.88% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.546% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.347% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Mobile in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (23%) and Black or African American Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (19.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (10.9%) and White Male (4.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Mobile, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,016 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mobile is 1,207 and the part-time enrollment is 809. This means that 59.9% of students enrolled at University of Mobile are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 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 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Mobile had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,157
  2. Black or African American
    286
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    40

The enrolled student population at University of Mobile is 57.4% White, 14.2% Black or African American, 1.98% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.88% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.546% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.347% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 375 students (18.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 142 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 (190 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (75 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Mobile is Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (19 degrees).

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 (19 degrees awarded), Theology (11 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees).

Workforce

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 (147,066 people), Clergy (125,640 people), Other managers (121,579 people), Graphic designers (98,221 people), and Postsecondary teachers (94,422 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (19 degrees awarded), Theology (11 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (34 degrees), and Human Sciences (9 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Sales managers

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (19 degrees awarded), Theology (11 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (34 degrees), and Human Sciences (9 degrees).

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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 (355,811 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (206,615 people), Religious organizations (154,124 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (127,418 people), and Computer Systems Design (90,557 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (19 degrees awarded), Theology (11 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (34 degrees), and Human Sciences (9 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 56 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Mobile was Registered Nursing with 56 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

104
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
246
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 104 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mobile, which is 0.423 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (246).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 24 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mobile in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.923 times less than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 55 degrees were awarded to women at University of Mobile in Registered Nursing, which is 11 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 35% of students graduating from University of Mobile completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Mobile is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 5.34% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    190 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    75 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Mobile is white (190 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (75 degrees).

21.4% of degree recipients (75 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    139 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Mobile is white female (139 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (51 degrees).

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Operations

University of Mobile has an endowment valued at nearly $17.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $981k (5.68%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, University of Mobile had a total salary expenditure of $27.3M. University of Mobile employs 27 Assistant professors, 23 Associate professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at University of Mobile are Female Assistant professors (18), Female Associate professors(15), and Male Assistant professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mobile are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, and Management with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.3M
2020 Endowment
0.218%
decline from 2019

University of Mobile has an endowment valued at about $17.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Mobile declined 0.218% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.6M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.29M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Mobile received $1.29M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.74M
2020 Salaries
11.8%
decline from 2019

In 2020, University of Mobile paid a median of $9.74M in salaries, which represents 35.6% of their overall expenditure ($27.3M) and a 11.8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.52% growth from 2018 and a 5.77% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.43M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Mobile paid a total of $3.43M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Mobile were Assistant professor with 27 employees; Associate professor with 23 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mobile were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees; and Management with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Mobile was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Female Associate professor with 15 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 9 employees.

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

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