The University of Mobile campus is set amid 880 acres of woodlands dotted with azaleas, camellias, cherry trees,
dogwoods, and oaks. Located approximately ten miles north of downtown Mobile, the campus is spacious, yet
compact enough for students to walk to class within minutes. The University is a church-related institution of liberal
arts and sciences chartered in 1961 as Mobile College and affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention.
The University is the creation of a people with a Christian vision. Its students are encouraged to become confident
Christian men and women who have mastered the body of knowledge required by the degree they hold; who know
how to think; who know what they believe and why they believe it; who possess the courage to live and work
according to those beliefs; and who possess the willingness and skill to use their influence in appropriate and effective
ways to change the world.
The University of Mobile is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
to award Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees. The institution complies with the policies of the Commission
on Colleges. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call
404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Mobile. Inquiries about the University, such as
Admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the University and
not to the Commission’s office. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support a
University’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.
The University holds membership with and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association
of Schools of Music. The University, through its School of Business, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Business Schools and Programs to offer the following business degrees: Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in
Accounting, Business Administration, and Computer Information Systems; and the Master of Business Administration
Degree. The Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting
Commission (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326: Telephone 404-975-5000). The Bachelor
Degree in Nursing and the Master Degree in Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education (One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036-1120: Telephone 202-887-6791). The
undergraduate athletic training education program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training
Education (CAATE). Graduates of the athletic training education program are qualified to sit for the National Athletic
Trainers Association Board of Certification (BOC) Examination. The Alabama State Board of Education approves
teacher education programs.
The University of Mobile is an equal opportunity educational institution and, as such, does not discriminate on the basis
of race, sex, national and ethnic origin, or disability in any of its programs, including admission of students and employment,
as required by, but not limited to, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 or the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The University of Mobile is in compliance with the policies
on privacy of student records as described in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Grievances can be
put in writing to the vice president for enrollment services and campus life, University of Mobile,5735 College Parkway,
Mobile, Alabama, 36613-2842, 251.442.2563. Inquiries about admission may be addressed to the office of enrollment
services at the University of Mobile. Satisfaction of the admission requirements as stated in this catalog does not guarantee
admission to the University. The University reserves the right to deny admission to anyone.