University of Mobile one of ‘America’s Best Christian Colleges’ for 20th Year

MOBILE, Ala.- University of Mobile has been named one of "America’s Best Christian Colleges” for 2017, an annual recognition the school has consistently received for two decades.


Baptist-affiliated UM is one of only 100 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the designation for 2017. 


The recognition is determined from results of the 26th Annual National College Survey conducted by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. The survey was conducted between April 1 and July 31, 2016.


Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. selected "America’s Best Christian Colleges” from a pool of 458 Christian institutions of higher education.

To be considered for the list, an institution must be an accredited, four-year school that offers bachelor’s degrees and full residential facilities and dining services. It must have had an entering freshman class in Fall 2015 with a high school grade point average or SAT/ACT score at or above the national average for all freshmen entering Christian institutions of higher education.

The school must also be affiliated with a recognized Christian denomination or be an interdenominational institution that incorporates Christian principles into its curriculum or environment.

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. 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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