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University of Mobile Selected in 'America's Best Christian Colleges'

The University of Mobile has been named as one of “America’s Best Christian Colleges” for the 16th consecutive year.

UMobile is one of only 89 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the 2012-2013 designation.

The results of the 22nd Annual National College Survey, conducted by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc., shows that 279 Christian institutions of higher education were selected for evaluation. The IR&E chooses the colleges and universities based on the highest quality education in a Christian environment according to Lewis T. Lindsey Jr., president of the IR&E.

The University of Mobile has enrolled 1,788 students in undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences; College of Christian Leadership; schools of business, Center for Performing Arts/School of Music, Christian ministries, worship leadership, education and nursing; Center for Adult Programs and graduate programs.

To be considered for the designation “America’s Best Christian Colleges,” an institution must be an accredited, four-year college or university offering bachelor degrees and residential facilities including residence halls and dining services. It must have had an entering freshman class in the fall of 2011 with a high school grade point average or SAT/ACT score equal to or above the national average for all freshmen entering Christian institutions of higher education. It must be affiliated with a recognized Christian denomination or interdenominational institution that incorporates Christian principles and beliefs into its curriculum or environment.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2225.
By Kayla Dutruch, media relations intern
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