University of Mobile: Acceptance Rate and Admissions Statistics

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The University of Mobile is a private Christian university with an acceptance rate of 47%. Located just north of downtown Mobile, Alabama, University of Mobile's 800-acre campus is about an hour away from the Gulf Coast. Classes at the University of Mobile are offered through seven academic units: Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies, Alabama School of the Arts, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health Professions, School of Business, School of Education, and School of Christian Studies. Undergraduates can choose from over 40 areas of study, with professional programs in nursing, business, and education among the most popular. Academics are supported by a 14-to-1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the University of Mobile Rams compete in the NAIA Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.

Considering applying to the University of Mobile? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores of admitted students.

Acceptance Rate

During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, University of Mobile had an acceptance rate of 47%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 47 students were admitted, making University of Mobile's admissions process competitive.

Admissions Statistics (2017-18)
Number of Applicants 1,758
Percent Admitted 47%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 31%

SAT Scores and Requirements

The University of Mobile requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 5% of admitted students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ERW 450 540
Math 440 547
ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

This admissions data tells us that most of University of Mobile's admitted students fall within the bottom 29% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to the University of Mobile scored between 450 and 540, while 25% scored below 450 and 25% scored above 540. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 440 and 547, while 25% scored below 440 and 25% scored above 547. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 1090 or higher will have particularly competitive chances at the University of Mobile.

Requirements

The University of Mobile does not require the SAT writing section or SAT Subject tests. Note that UM does not superscore SAT results; your highest composite SAT score will be considered.

ACT Scores and Requirements

The University of Mobile requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 95% of admitted students submitted ACT scores.

ACT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
English 17 25
Math 16 23
Composite 18 25

This admissions data tells us that most of University of Mobile's admitted students fall within the bottom 40% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to the University of Mobile received a composite ACT score between 18 and 25, while 25% scored above 25 and 25% scored below 18.

Requirements

The University of Mobile does not superscore ACT results; your highest composite ACT score will be considered. The optional ACT writing section is not required by the University of Mobile. Note that a minimum ACT composite score of 21 is required for admission to the University of Mobile.

GPA

The University of Mobile does not provide data about admitted students' high school GPAs. Note that the school requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.75.

Admissions Chances

The University of Mobile, which accepts fewer than half of applicants, has a somewhat selective admissions process. If your SAT/ACT scores and GPA fall within the school's required minimum, you have a strong chance of acceptance. The university's minimum admission requirements include a high school GPA of 2.75 and a composite ACT score of 21. To apply, interested applicants must complete the University of Mobile application, submit high school transcripts, and provide SAT or ACT scores. The University of Mobile does not require a personal statement or letters of recommendation.

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