Local Atmosphere

Location
Mobile, AL
Undergrads
8,708
Tuition (in-state)
$13,020 ($6,660)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: What I've seen so far, the atmosphere fits me.

5 College Student

Local Atmosphere: We have mardi gras every year and even the post office gets to close.... Need I say more lol its like a smaller more tame version of New Orleans.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: There's not much to do other than go to the mall, which is pretty boring.

4 College Student

Local Atmosphere: Though there are clubs, theaters, malls and the such, most are a good 10-15 minute drive away. But besides that there are always concerts or such happening in our city.

5 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Theres always something fun to do and the people around here are nice just watch out for the 3:00 traffic of the younger children getting out of school it can be horrid!!!!

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 39 responses

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Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 40 responses

  • 2% Painfully remote.
  • 38% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 12% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 15% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 32% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 40 responses

  • 10% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 40% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 50% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 39 responses

  • 23% No way.
  • 54% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 23% Totally.

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