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University of Montevallo

Montevallo, AL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

About University of Montevallo

University of Montevallo Overview

University of Montevallo is a public, state school in the small town setting of Montevallo, Alabama. University of Montevallo was founded in 1896 and the school presently has around 2,625 students a year, including 2,215 undergraduate students. University of Montevallo offers housing for up to 1,340 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to University of Montevallo for Fall 2023 is August 15. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from University of Montevallo by September 1.

Student Involvement at University of Montevallo

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of University of Montevallo's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? University of Montevallo students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? University of Montevallo has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? University of Montevallo has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Montevallo on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Montevallo Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
In-State Tuition $12,090
Out-of-State $25,110
Percent of Need Met 60%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $13,948

Is University of Montevallo a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what University of Montevallo offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

University of Montevallo Acceptance Rate 2022

University of Montevallo is moderately difficult to get into. Around 90% of applicants get into University of Montevallo each year. Last year, 4,045 students applied to University of Montevallo and 3,644 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Montevallo

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Montevallo, around 71% come back the next year. 52% of University of Montevallo undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for University of Montevallo Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from University of Montevallo by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with University of Montevallo directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

University of Montevallo's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of University of Montevallo's endowment was $2.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, University of Montevallo spends about $10,407 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Montevallo

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Montevallo meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,948 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $28,974 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Montevallo.

Based on this information, how does University of Montevallo sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Montevallo a good school for you?

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Where is University of Montevallo?

University of Montevallo is located in the small town setting of Montevallo, Alabama, in the suburbs of Birmingham.

If you want to see University of Montevallo for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 65 to Montevallo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Montevallo and Montevallo are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Station 6001 Montevallo, AL 35115

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Montevallo Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Montevallo is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Montevallo is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of Montevallo Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Montevallo is like? There are approximately 2,625 students enrolled at University of Montevallo, including 2,215 undergraduate students and 410 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from AL and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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