B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
University of Montevallo is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference
Address
Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115
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University of Montevallo Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
900-1200
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,607/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,658/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,561/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,571/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,199/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,928/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.45 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.49 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.50 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,302Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
Report
  • Unique
    38%
  • Diverse
    24%
  • Nice
    14%
  • Well rounded
    14%
  • Free spirited
    3%
  • Hypocritical
    3%
  • Socially awkward
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.51 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.57 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
Report
  • Great!
    29%
  • Inclusive
    26%
  • Awesome!
    23%
  • Creative
    19%
  • Hypocritical
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.33 responses
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UM has maintained a friendly, nurturing atmosphere among faculty with students. UM can brag about having the best Theatre department in the state!! The Speech pathology department has grown into a world class level of training. The English department has boasted of talented, prize winning writers and educators for more than half a century. The Music department stands superior, far above much larger universities on the state. And athletics is thriving with winning seasons in baseball, basketball, & volleyball. Montevallo is in a class by itself, retaining Southern gentility and an innate appreciation for culture, manners, and acceptance.
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The homecoming tradition, College Night, makes it an easy pick as far as liberal arts schools in the Southeast go. Since the classes are small, the teachers are much more readily available than say Auburn University or University of Alabama. I would choose this college again just for the experience of Montevallo! Ask anyone who is attending or has attended and they will tell you it is a completely unique experience.
Montevallo is beautiful and the sense of community with students and staff on campus is overwhelming. The internet service could stand to be a bit more dependable, but everything else is great! Even the caf food!