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University of Montevallo

Montevallo, AL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate60%

University of Montevallo Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Montevallo. University of Montevallo admitted 60% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 6,426 students applied to University of Montevallo and 3,845 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to University of Montevallo, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/15 and the application fee costs $30.

Students who apply to University of Montevallo for fall semester should anticipate a decision by September 1.

University of Montevallo Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of University of Montevallo's admissions stats.

University of Montevallo 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

University of Montevallo Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Montevallo.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 15 September 1

Applying Early to University of Montevallo?

University of Montevallo does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on University of Montevallo Admissions

Transferring to University of Montevallo

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Montevallo

University of Montevallo has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does University of Montevallo Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at University of Montevallo

What does University of Montevallo consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with University of Montevallo for more information on admission factors.

University of Montevallo 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to University of Montevallo, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Montevallo's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Montevallo?

Students admitted to University of Montevallo have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Montevallo does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to University of Montevallo

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Montevallo. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Montevallo during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

University of Montevallo Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Montevallo?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Montevallo.

Does University of Montevallo accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Montevallo accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Montevallo accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does University of Montevallo accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ University of Montevallo accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Montevallo?

✅ University of Montevallo is not test optional.

What is University of Montevallo's acceptance rate?

✅ University of Montevallo's acceptance rate is 60%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Montevallo?

❌ University of Montevallo does not offer early decision.

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University of Montevallo Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into University of Montevallo? University of Montevallo is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Montevallo acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.


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

University of Montevallo SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

University of Montevallo GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Montevallo, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.62. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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Campus Setting

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Tuition and Fees

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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