Mobile, Alabama (AL) Colleges and Universities

Jul 07, 2020

The schools located in Mobile and its surrounding areas include 2-year and 4-year public and private institutions. Learn more about the schools' distance from the Mobile, student population, net cost of attendance, and graduation rate based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Closest School to Mobile, Alabama

The schools situated nearest Mobile, Alabama, are a mixture of colleges and universities. If you prefer to study close to the city, you can choose from among these schools:

  • Bishop State Community College (0.5 miles)
  • University of South Alabama (8.4 miles)
  • Spring Hill College (8.8 miles)
  • University of Mobile (9.7 miles)

Largest School Near Mobile, Alabama

Three out of the 5 schools with the largest student population in Mobile, Alabama, have graduate level programs. All institutions included below also offer certificate programs and undergraduate degrees.

  • University of South Alabama (14,834 students)
  • Coastal Alabama Community College (7,419 students)
  • Bishop State Community College (2,860 students)
  • University of Mobile (1,885 students)
  • Spring Hill College (1,379 students)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES determines the net price of a school by deducting the average amount of financial aid full-time, beginning undergraduate students received from the total cost of attendance. Net prices in the Mobile area range from around $5,500 to more than $22,000. The traditional schools with the lowest net prices in 2018-2019 according to NCES figures include:

  • Bishop State Community College ($5,735)
  • Coastal Alabama Community College ($9,324)
  • University of South Alabama ($13,624)
  • University of Mobile ($21,847)
  • Spring Hill College ($22,362)

Highest Graduation Rate

Graduation rates from the NCES are determined by calculating the percentage of full-time undergraduate students who complete their degree programs within 150% of 'normal time' (e.g. three years for an associate's degree). The non-specialty schools in the Mobile area with the highest graduation rates in 2019 are:

  • Spring Hill College (56%)
  • University of Mobile (55%)
  • University of South Alabama (46%)
  • Coastal Alabama Community College (16%)

Through the details obtained from NCES, you can determine which school near Mobile, Alabama, best satisfies your educational needs and priorities.

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