University of Montevallo Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of Montevallo? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,417 out of 2,024 applicants or 70% were admitted making University of Montevallo a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,400 624 2,024
Accepted 1,000 417 1,417
Acceptance Rate 71% 67% 70%
Enrolled 347 158 505
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 38% 36%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Montevallo and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of Montevallo regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. 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 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Montevallo.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 915. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1145 out of 1600. 4 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1030 1260
SAT Reading 520 650
SAT Math 510 600
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 18 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >80%
23 to 26 Avg + 70%-80%
20 to 23 Avg - 58%-70%
17 to 20 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 17 Low <45%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >80%
1145 to 1260 Avg + 70%-80%
1030 to 1145 Avg - 58%-70%
915 to 1030 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 915 Low <45%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Montevallo has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.