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 Junior

Local Atmosphere: Although Mobile is a large city there is nothing really to do around here.

3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The area is a good environment.

5 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: I absolutely love Mobile, AL!

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: There are plenty of places to hangout at night in the downtown area, which is historic and beautiful in the day time as well. The city is also home of Mardi Gras and the USS Alabama battleship. The first question people always ask me is if I attend South and they always have positive things about the school.

3 College Sophomore

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

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 43 responses

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  • 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 41 responses

  • 2% Painfully remote.
  • 37% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 12% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 17% 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 41 responses

  • 10% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 41% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 49% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 41 responses

  • 24% No way.
  • 54% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 22% Totally.

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