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University of Montevallo Admission Requirements

Montevallo, Alabama

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Chances of getting into University of Montevallo

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53.2%
Admission Difficulty for University of Montevallo
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Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into University of Montevallo and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,954 out of 5,553 applicants were admitted making University of Montevallo a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. University of Montevallo typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Montevallo is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Montevallo SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for University of Montevallo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for University of Montevallo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1140

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

University of Montevallo typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Montevallo admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >66%
1135 to 1240 Avg + 53%-66%
1030 to 1135 Avg - 40%-53%
925 to 1030 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 925 Low <28%
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University of Montevallo ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for University of Montevallo
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Montevallo
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Montevallo.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Montevallo admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >68%
22 to 25 Avg + 53%-68%
20 to 22 Avg - 42%-53%
18 to 20 Reach 33%-42%
Less than 18 Low <33%
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University of Montevallo GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into University of Montevallo?

Applicants require 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. The school ranks #10 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Montevallo accepts 53% 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 Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

University of Montevallo admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,740 1,813 5,553
Accepted 2,018 936 2,954
Acceptance Rate 54% 52% 53%
Enrolled 304 189 493
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 20% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
248

Applicants have 248 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Montevallo is $35.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Montevallo and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does University of Montevallo prefer SAT or ACT?

1% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Montevallo. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Montevallo?

53% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Montevallo. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Montevallo?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1240. 1% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Montevallo?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.