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 3,300 students are enrolled at UM.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1400 (25th percentile) - 1743 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 20 (25th percentile) - 26 (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 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 87 percent with 44 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 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Montevallo was reported as 87.3% in Fall 2013 with over 1,390 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 SAT Scores: 1400 - 1743
  • UM ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • UM Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Montevallo has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 68.5%
  • 2010-2011: 72.3%
  • 2011-2012: 75.7%
  • 2012-2013: 77.7%
  • 2013-2014: 87.3%
  • Projected UM Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 79.6%

How Does University of Montevallo (UM) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Montevallo is fifty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Samford University77.0%
Birmingham Southern College64.2%
Judson College73.9%
Stillman College43.0%
Huntingdon College62.8%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Montevallo (UM) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading495 - 613
Math465 - 550
Writing440 - 580
Total Score1400 - 1743
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math17 - 24
Composite Score20 - 26
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