University of Montevallo (UM)

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University of Montevallo can be found in Montevallo, AL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 2,800 students are enrolled at UM.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1030 (25th percentile) - 1240 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 20 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into University of Montevallo. We were able to estimate the University of Montevallo (UM) average GPA (3.06 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 53 percent with 17 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Montevallo (UM) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Montevallo was reported as 53.2% in Fall 2020 with over 5,550 applications submitted to UM. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UM ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • UM Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Montevallo?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Montevallo is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Montevallo has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 65.4%
  • 2017-2018: 66.6%
  • 2018-2019: 47.7%
  • 2019-2020: 53.2%
  • Projected UM Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 51.7%

How Does University of Montevallo (UM) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Montevallo is seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Birmingham Southern College53.8%
Judson College37.2%
Stillman College36.6%
Alabama State University97.0%
Huntingdon College59.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Montevallo (UM) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 620
Math510 - 620
Total Score1030 - 1240
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math17 - 24
Composite Score20 - 25
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