University of Montevallo in Montevallo

Montevallo, AL

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University of Montevallo offers 104-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 74%. The most popular test is SAT - 4% of students submitted it in comparison to 95% of students who submitted ACT. 32.9% are women, and 67.1% are men. 1% percents of international students. University of Montevallo is a member of 5 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Montevallo is 16877$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $17460 and $24720 per year. 45% of full-time University of Montevallo students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $34,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Montevallo is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Montevallo students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$14,450
$30,001 - $48,000$15,148
$48,001 - $75,000$18,345
$75,001 - $110,000$19,669

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



  • Typical room charge for academic year: 5582

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


2018 of University of Montevallo undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 76 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Montevallo number 18 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Alabama.

Students at University of Montevallo awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
$30,001 - $48,000
$48,001 - $75,000
$75,001 - $110,000

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Montevallo.

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate


University of Montevallo graduation rate is below the national average.

45% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Montevallo completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

4 : 1

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.


In comparison to National Average

University of Montevallo acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 69%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 5% only.


In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 69%, so University of Montevallo acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 5% only.


Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.



Full time


Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate


Part-time retention rate


The University of Montevallo full-time retention rate is 77% and part-time retention rate is 60%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Montevallo students submitting SAT scores


Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1400 - 1760

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 455 - 595
Math: 475 - 580
Writing: 470 - 585

SAT Test Score Range


ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Montevallo students submitting ACT scores


Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
20 - 26

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 21 - 28
Math: 18 - 24
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range


SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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For the High School Class of 2016:
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For the High School Class of 2017:
Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Montevallo is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In University of Montevallo the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Montevallo and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., location unknown.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on University of Montevallo

The campus located by Station 6001 address in Montevallo, Alabama.


University of Montevallo in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of University of Montevallo with 0.26% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on University of Montevallo are burglary, motor vehicle theft, and forcible sex offense.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of Montevallo offers 104 programs in total: 77 are for Bachelor's degree, 21 - for Master's degree, and 6 are Post-master's certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 94 universities in Alabama state. University of Montevallo is one of the few institutions in Alabama that offers a Bachelor's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance education programs that are provided in the University of Montevallo: 3 are for Post-master's certificate.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Alabama state average data to help you compare.


University of Montevallo provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 2470 students with 74095 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 323 with 7749 credit hours.


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Student Reviews and Ratings for University of Montevallo

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

Really beautiful. A great place for photos. I was there Spring Break and I had the campus to myself

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

UM has maintained a friendly, nurturing atmosphere among faculty with students. UM can brag about having the best Theatre department in the state!! The Speech pathology department has grown into a world class level of training. The English department has boasted of talented, prize winning writers and educators for more than half a century. The Music department stands superior, far above much larger universities on the state. And athletics is thriving with winning seasons in baseball, basketball, & volleyball. Montevallo is in a class by itself, retaining Southern gentility and an innate appreciation for culture, manners, and acceptance.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

The only public Liberal Arts college in the southeast. A wonderful, nurturing college experience. They also have one of the oldest and most interesting homecoming traditions, they call it college night, you will call it amazing, as you witness this early spring semester tradition come to life.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Excellent School. No grad teachers or Teaching Assistants. Full-faculty teach the classes and most classes are small. The career center is wonderful and helped me land my first real job.

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Overall Rating:

It has a beautiful campus with an inviting academic atmosphere. The professors are nice and the fellow students are friendly for the most part. There's a large variety of people here; you're certain to find a social group that you fit into.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: Station 6001


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +2056656155

Institution is active in current year: 1

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