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University of Montevallo Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

65.4%
Admission Difficulty for University of Montevallo
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into University of Montevallo? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,527 out of 2,334 applicants were admitted making University of Montevallo a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Montevallo typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
980-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
2%
SAT Scores for University of Montevallo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for University of Montevallo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1270
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Montevallo?

University of Montevallo typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 out of 1600. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Montevallo admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >76%
1125 to 1270 Avg + 65%-76%
980 to 1125 Avg - 52%-65%
835 to 980 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 835 Low <39%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
98%
ACT Scores for University of Montevallo
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Montevallo
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Montevallo?

Admission data indicates that University of Montevallo regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Montevallo.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Montevallo admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >76%
23 to 26 Avg + 65%-76%
20 to 23 Avg - 52%-65%
17 to 20 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 17 Low <39%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.35
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Montevallo. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Montevallo was 3.35 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Montevallo accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Montevallo students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 26% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of Montevallo admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,649 685 2,334
Accepted 1,075 452 1,527
Acceptance Rate 65% 66% 65%
Enrolled 312 165 477
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 37% 31%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
101

Applicants have 101 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2018.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Montevallo before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 5 May 17
Jun 2 Jul 11
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 9 Jun 19
Jul 14 Jul 24

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Montevallo and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Montevallo Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Montevallo
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101709 IPEDS survey data for University of Montevallo.