University of Mobile

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$21,010

4.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,190

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.65%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

47%

1,493 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,604

76.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

45.4%

109 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 General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (34 degrees), and Religious & Sacred Music (20 degrees).

In 2017, 312 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Mobile. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (215 degrees), 4.22 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 $21,010, which is $-4,184 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Mobile is $21,010, which is $-4,184 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,190.

In 2017, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,010

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Mobile was $21,010. The cost of tuition at University of Mobile is $-4,184 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$22,190

2017 Value

2.89%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Mobile had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,190. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Mobile grew by 2.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,600

Room and Board

$1,630

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Mobile was of $9,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,630. The cost of room and board increased by 5.73% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at University of Mobile received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

9.65%

2016 Default Rate

58

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Mobile was 9.65%, which represents 58 out of the 601 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 1,493 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 59.7% annual growth. Out of those 1,493 applicants, 702 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47% acceptance rate.

There were 1,604 students enrolled at University of Mobile in 2017, and 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Mobile has an overall enrollment yield of 32.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

47%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

702

Accepted Out of 1,493

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Mobile was 47% (702 admissions from 1,493 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 61.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 59.7%, while admissions grew by 21.2%.

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SAT Scores

10%

Submission Percentage

23

Scores Submitted

10% of enrolled first-time students at University of Mobile in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Mobile has a total enrollment of 1,604 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mobile is 1,222 students and the part-time enrollment is 382. This means that 76.2% of students enrolled at University of Mobile are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Mobile, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.1% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 5.17% Two or More Races, 2.37% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.81% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% Asian, and 0.935% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Mobile in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.5%), followed by White Male (25.3%) and Black or African American Female (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (45.7%), followed by White Female (30%) and White Male (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Mobile, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,604 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Mobile is 1,222 and the part-time enrollment is 382. This means that 76.2% of students enrolled at University of Mobile are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2017 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 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Mobile had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    868

  2. Black or African American

    316

  3. Two or More Races

    83

The enrolled student population at University of Mobile is 54.1% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 5.17% Two or More Races, 2.37% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.81% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% Asian, and 0.935% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 186 students (11.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 88 more women than men received degrees from University of Mobile. The majority of degree recipients at University of Mobile are white (215 degrees awarded). There were 4.22 times more white graduates 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 (44 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (34 degrees) and Religious & Sacred Music (20 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 (12 degrees awarded), Theology (20 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 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 (175,757 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (127,909 people), Clergy (119,259 people), Other managers (107,527 people), and Postsecondary teachers (104,925 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees awarded), Theology (20 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 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 Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees awarded), Theology (20 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 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 (326,737 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (210,169 people), Religious organizations (138,075 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (110,401 people), and Computer Systems Design (103,613 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Mobile are Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees awarded), Theology (20 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees), History (5 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 44 degrees awarded

  2. 34 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Mobile was General Business Administration & Management with 44 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 112

  2. 200

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mobile, which is 0.56 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (200).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to men at University of Mobile in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.08 times more than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to women at University of Mobile in Registered Nursing, which is 18 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from University of Mobile completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (54.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Mobile is Female and White (54.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 7.34% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    215 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    51 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Mobile is white (215 degrees awarded). There were 4.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (51 degrees).

3.85% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    132 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    83 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Mobile is white female (132 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (83 degrees).

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Operations

University of Mobile has an endowment valued at nearly $21.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.46M (11.2%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, University of Mobile had a total salary expenditure of $28.5M. University of Mobile employs 33 Assistant professors, 17 Associate professors, and 16 Professors. Most academics at University of Mobile are Female Assistant professors (19), Male Assistant professors(14), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mobile are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 37 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 31 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$21.9M

2017 Endowment

7.33%

growth from 2016

University of Mobile has an endowment valued at about $21.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Mobile grew 7.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.2M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $150k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Mobile received $150k 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

$9.8M

2017 Salaries

5.6%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Mobile paid a median of $9.8M in salaries, which represents 34.4% of their overall expenditure ($28.5M) and a 5.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.19% decline from 2015 and a 2.71% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.54M

Instructional Salaries

76

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Mobile paid a total of $3.54M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

33 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Mobile were Assistant professor with 33 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Mobile were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees; and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Mobile was Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

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

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