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University of Montevallo Admission Requirements

Montevallo, Alabama

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Chances of getting into University of Montevallo

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
61%
Admission Difficulty for University of Montevallo
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into University of Montevallo and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of Montevallo is 61%.  It ranks #7 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Montevallo is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,998 out of 4,954 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent (SAT 990/1215 ACT 19/26). University of Montevallo typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.57. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The University of Montevallo application fee is $35 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Montevallo is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

University of Montevallo SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
990-1215
Applicants Submitting SAT 
1%
SAT Scores for University of Montevallo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for University of Montevallo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 615
SAT Composite 75th 1215
Average SAT Score 1100

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 880. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. University of Montevallo ranks #9 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Montevallo admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1215 and Above Good >75%
1102 to 1215 Avg + 61%-75%
990 to 1102 Avg - 45%-61%
878 to 990 Reach 30%-45%
Less than 878 Low <30%
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University of Montevallo ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-26 
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 19
ACT Scores for University of Montevallo
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 26
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Montevallo admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >77%
22 to 26 Avg + 61%-77%
19 to 22 Avg - 47%-61%
16 to 19 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 16 Low <34%
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University of Montevallo GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.57
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into University of Montevallo. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Montevallo was 3.57 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 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 61% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

University of Montevallo admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,342 1,612 4,954
Accepted 2,010 988 2,998
Acceptance Rate 60% 61% 61%
Enrolled 295 176 471
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 18% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
174

Applicants have 174 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

University of Montevallo Application 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?

61% 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 990 and 1215. 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 19 and 26. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.