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University of Montevallo Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Montevallo Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of Montevallo was awarded 14 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is English language and literature.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked University of Montevallo as #996 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when University of Montevallo held the #1,007 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 31 colleges in Alabama, University of Montevallo is ranked at #9.

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Is It Hard to Get Into University of Montevallo?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Montevallo is a competitive 64%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to University of 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 )
University of Montevallo received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Montevallo  ( 20 to 26 )

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University of Montevallo Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At University of Montevallo, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Montevallo is 67%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  67 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Montevallo

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Montevallo has a freshmen retention rate of 78%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at University of Montevallo is 21%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  21 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at University of Montevallo

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,346 undergraduates at University of Montevallo with 2,101 being full-time and 245 being part-time.

University of Montevallo Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for University of Montevallo is 30.95 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  30.95 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Montevallo Cost?

The overall average net price of University of Montevallo is $17,020. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for University of Montevallo

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,829 $15,096 $18,067 $19,986 $20,273

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University of Montevallo, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At University of Montevallo, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $6,278 a year. That adds up to $25,112 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Montevallo is 9.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do University of Montevallo Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from University of Montevallo make around $34,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 16% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of University of Montevallo

University of Montevallo is a public institution situated in Montevallo, Alabama. University of Montevallo is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of University of Montevallo

Contact details for University of Montevallo are given below.

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

University of Montevallo Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, students from 29 majors graduated from University of Montevallo. Of these students, 524 received undergraduate degrees and 142 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 65 $34,900
Fine & Studio Arts 50 $21,600
Social Work 35 $30,100
Health & Physical Education 35 $29,300
General Psychology 33 $23,800
General English Literature 28 $19,800
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 23 $21,000

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Online Learning at University of Montevallo

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 636 students took at least one online class at University of Montevallo. This is an increase from the 420 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 636 21
2016-2017 420 1
2015-2016 290 1
2014-2015 339 21
2013-2014 319 1

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