Alabama Baptist colleges named best in state

All three Alabama Baptist colleges — Judson College in Marion, Samford University in Birmingham and the University of Mobile (UMobile) — were named among the best four-year colleges in Alabama, with 2 of the 3 garnering the top two spots.

online honorsNamed by, Samford ranked No. 1 of the more than 80 collegiate institutions in the state for its “breadth of programs, intimate class sizes and high rate of graduate employment.” UMobile garnered the No. 2 spot for its affordable cost, 14 to 1 student-faculty ratio and “strong Christian values.”

The two colleges outranked bigger public universities such as Auburn University and the University of Alabama, which claimed the No. 3 and 7 slots, respectively.

Judson was ranked No. 17 in the state for its “unique … focus on the education and social development of women through the tradition of Christian values.”

For the full ranking, go to

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