University of Montevallo

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Station 6030

Montevallo, AL 35115

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Phone: (205) 665-6000
2013-2014 Tuition
$10,000
in-state
$19,690
out-of-state
Students
2,598
enrolled
35%
male /
65%
female
Admissions
Aug. 1
application deadline
87.3%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#36 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Regional Universities (South)

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Summary

University of Montevallo is a public institution that was founded in 1896. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,598, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 160 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Montevallo's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 36. Its in-state tuition and fees are $10,000 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,690 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University's mission, unique in higher education in Alabama, is "to provide students from throughout the state an affordable, geographically accessible, 'small college' public higher educational experience of high quality, with a strong emphasis on undergraduate liberal studies and with professional programs supported by a broad base of arts and sciences, designed for their intellectual and personal growth in the pursuit of meaningful employment and responsible, informed citizenship."

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1896
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $15,975,199

Applying

When applying to University of Montevallo, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Montevallo is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 87.3 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 87.3%
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Montevallo is 16:1, and the school has 48.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Montevallo include: Visual and Performing Arts; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
4-year graduation rate 21%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 19%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12%
Education 9%
Health Professions and Related Programs 8%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 7%

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Student Life

University of Montevallo has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,598, with a gender distribution of 34.9 percent male students and 65.1 percent female students. At this school, 47 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 53 percent of students live off campus. University of Montevallo is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 3,085
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

University of Montevallo offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. University of Montevallo also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Montevallo.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At University of Montevallo, 62.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,447.

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In-state tuition and fees $10,000 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $19,690 (2013-14)
Room and board $6,062 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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