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University of Montevallo Overview

Located in Montevallo, Alabama, University of Montevallo is a public institution. Montevallo is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is University of Montevallo Known For?

465 Undergraduate Awards
$28,464 Avg Cost After Aid
64% Acceptance Rate
  • The post-master's certificate is the highest award offered at Montevallo.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 67% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is University of Montevallo?

Location of University of Montevallo

Contact details for Montevallo are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Station 6001, Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
Phone: 205-665-6155

How Do I Get Into Montevallo?

You can apply to Montevallo online at:

Admission Requirements for Montevallo

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Montevallo?

64% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores
Montevallo has an acceptance rate of 64%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Montevallo submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 620. Math scores were between 460 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Montevallo  ( 440 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Montevallo  ( 460 to 580 )
Montevallo received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 28. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of Montevallo  ( 21 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Montevallo  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Montevallo  ( 20 to 26 )

Can I Afford University of Montevallo?

$28,464 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
7.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Montevallo is $28,464. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Montevallo, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $6,317 a year. That adds up to $25,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Montevallo is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Montevallo Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,997 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,236 undergraduate students at Montevallo, with 1,997 being full-time and 239 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Montevallo

There are also 317 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,997 full-time undergraduates at Montevallo, 35% are male and 65% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Montevallo

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Montevallo students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Montevallo Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 323
Hispanic or Latino 109
White 1,361
International Students 65
Other Races/Ethnicities 122

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at University of Montevallo. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 34 countries are represented at Montevallo. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and Germany.

Online Learning at University of Montevallo

21 Took All Classes Online
636 Took At Least One Class Online
976.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 636 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Montevallo has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 32nd most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Montevallo

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Montevallo was 976.2%. This is the #87 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Montevallo regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Montevallo majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 21%
Business, Management & Marketing 11%
Instructional Media Design 31%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Montevallo ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Montevallo.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Instructional Media Design #3
General Education #5
Educational Administration #6
Education #13

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Montevallo Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Teacher Education Grade Specific 24 0 42 66
Communication Sciences 26 0 23 49
Health & Physical Education 43 0 0 43
Business Administration & Management 19 0 23 42
Fine & Studio Arts 39 0 0 39
General Psychology 31 0 0 31
Social Work 31 0 0 31
Student Counseling 0 0 25 25
General Family & Consumer Sciences 25 0 0 25
History 24 0 0 24
Accounting 22 0 0 22
General English Literature 19 0 3 22
General Biology 20 0 0 20
Drama & Theater Arts 20 0 0 20
Marketing 18 0 0 18
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 17 0 0 17
Writing Studies 16 0 0 16
Finance & Financial Management 15 0 0 15
Instructional Media Design 0 13 0 13
Chemistry 13 0 0 13
Music 12 0 0 12
Political Science & Government 10 0 0 10
Sociology 7 0 0 7
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 6 0 0 6
Educational Administration 0 4 1 5
Natural Resources Conservation 5 0 0 5
Mathematics 3 0 0 3
General Education 0 2 0 2
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 465 19 117 601


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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