University of Montevallo

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,090
2022 Average Net Price
$17,421
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.881%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
59.8%
6,426 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,586
82.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
54.8%
259 Graduates

About

University of Montevallo is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, AL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Montevallo were Elementary Education & Teaching (45 degrees awarded), General Art Studies (40 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (37 degrees).

In 2022, 572 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Montevallo. 74.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (397 degrees), 4.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $12,090, which is $−11,906 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $12,090, which is $−11,906 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,421.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending University of Montevallo received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,090
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Montevallo was $12,090. The cost of tuition at University of Montevallo is $−11,906 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,421
2022 Value
1.24%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Montevallo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,421. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Montevallo grew by 1.24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,873
Room and Board
$1,020
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Montevallo was of $9,873 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.642% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at University of Montevallo received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.881%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Montevallo was 0.881%, which represents 6 out of the 681 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Montevallo received 6,426 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 58.9% annual growth. Out of those 6,426 applicants, 3,845 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,586 students enrolled at University of Montevallo in 2022. 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Montevallo has an overall enrollment yield of 14.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,845
Accepted Out of 6,426

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Montevallo was 59.8% (3,845 admissions from 6,426 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 90.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 58.9%, while admissions grew by 5.52%..

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SAT Scores

6%
Submission Percentage (2021)
29
Scores Submitted (2021)

6% of enrolled first-time students at University of Montevallo in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Montevallo had a total enrollment of 2,586 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,123 students and the part-time enrollment is 463. This means that 82.1% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.6% White, 17.2% Black or African American, 6.61% Hispanic or Latino, 3.17% Two or More Races, 0.425% Asian, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Montevallo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Black or African American Female (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.1%), followed by White Male (10.9%) and Black or African American Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Montevallo in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,586 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,123 and the part-time enrollment is 463. This means that 82.1% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Montevallo was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Montevallo had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,721 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    446 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    171 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo is 66.6% White, 17.2% Black or African American, 6.61% Hispanic or Latino, 3.17% Two or More Races, 0.425% Asian, 0.348% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 64 students (2.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 276 more women than men received degrees from University of Montevallo. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Montevallo is white (397 degrees awarded). There were 4.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Montevallo is Elementary Education & Teaching (45 degrees awarded), followed by General Art Studies (40 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (37 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Montevallo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (32 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (73 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,754,845 people), Secondary school teachers (593,242 people), Education administrators (325,700 people), Other managers (265,219 people), and Postsecondary teachers (248,757 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo in 2022 are English (32 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (73 degrees), Education (131 degrees), and History (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are English (32 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (73 degrees), Education (131 degrees), and History (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are Elementary & secondary schools (3,175,782 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (536,347 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (250,887 people), Computer Systems Design (203,741 people), and Legal services (180,706 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are English (32 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (73 degrees), Education (131 degrees), and History (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Montevallo.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 40 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Montevallo was Elementary Education & Teaching with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

148
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
424
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 148 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo, which is 0.349 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (424).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.864 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 55 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 27.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 35% of students graduating from University of Montevallo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Montevallo is Female and Hispanic or Latino (76.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.7% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    397 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Montevallo is white (397 degrees awarded). There were 4.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (89 degrees).

3.32% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    298 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    99 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Montevallo is white female (298 degrees awarded). There were 3.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (99 degrees).

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Operations

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at nearly $35.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−1.9%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Montevallo had a total salary expenditure of 77.6M. University of Montevallo employs 49 Associate professors, 46 Professors and 26 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Montevallo are Male Professor (27), Female Associate professor (26), and Male Associate professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Montevallo are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 91 employees, Service, with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees.

Endowment

$35.3M
2022 Endowment
13.6%
growth from 2021

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at about $35.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Montevallo grew 13.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$29.8M
2022 Salaries
8.06%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Montevallo paid a median of $29.8M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($77.6M) and a 8.06% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.6M
Instructional Salaries
138
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Montevallo paid a total of $10.6M to 138 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
91 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Associate professor with 49 employees, Professor with 46 employees, and Assistant professor with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 91 employees, Service with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Montevallo was Male Professor with 27 employees, Female Associate professor with 26 employees, and Male Associate professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Montevallo.

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