University of Montevallo

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,090
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$18,702
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.45%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
60.5%
4,954 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,600
82.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
54.2%
287 Graduates

About

University of Montevallo is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, AL. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Montevallo were Elementary Education & Teaching (50 degrees awarded), General Art Studies (45 degrees), and Radio & Television (26 degrees).

In 2020, 605 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Montevallo. 68.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (440 degrees), 5.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $12,090, which is $−10,440 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $12,090, which is $−10,440 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,702.

In 2020, 90% of undergraduate students attending University of Montevallo received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,090
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Montevallo was $12,090. The cost of tuition at University of Montevallo is $−10,440 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$18,702
2020 Value
16.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Montevallo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,702. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Montevallo grew by 16.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,810
Room and Board
$1,020
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Montevallo was of $9,810 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of room and board increased by 5.14% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at University of Montevallo received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.43% with respect to 2019, when 83% 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.
5.45%
2018 Default Rate
37
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Montevallo was 5.45%, which represents 37 out of the 679 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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University of Montevallo received 4,954 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 10.8% annual decline. Out of those 4,954 applicants, 2,998 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,600 students enrolled at University of Montevallo in 2020, and 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Montevallo has an overall enrollment yield of 15.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,998
Accepted Out of 4,954

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Montevallo was 60.5% (2,998 admissions from 4,954 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 53.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −10.8%, while admissions grew by 1.49%.

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage
59
Scores Submitted

13% of enrolled first-time students at University of Montevallo in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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University of Montevallo has a total enrollment of 2,600 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,147 students and the part-time enrollment is 453. This means that 82.6% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.8% White, 17.6% Black or African American, 5.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.808% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.231% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Montevallo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (22.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (50.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (14.1%) and White Male (10.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,600 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,147 and the part-time enrollment is 453. This means that 82.6% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 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 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Montevallo had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,737
  2. Black or African American
    457
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    132

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo is 66.8% White, 17.6% Black or African American, 5.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.808% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.231% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% 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, 68 students (2.62%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 225 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 (440 degrees awarded). There were 5.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Montevallo is Elementary Education & Teaching (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Art Studies (45 degrees) and Radio & Television (26 degrees).

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 (45 degrees awarded), History (23 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (16 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 (1,887,293 people), Secondary school teachers (476,205 people), Education administrators (309,379 people), Postsecondary teachers (242,909 people), and Other managers (238,593 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are English (45 degrees awarded), History (23 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (16 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees), and Education (135 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are English (45 degrees awarded), History (23 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (16 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees), and Education (135 degrees).

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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 (3,087,393 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,571 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (195,933 people), Legal services (174,008 people), and Computer Systems Design (164,113 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are English (45 degrees awarded), History (23 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (16 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees), and Education (135 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 50 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 26 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Montevallo was Elementary Education & Teaching with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

190
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
415
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 190 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo, which is 0.458 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (415).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 17 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.944 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 57 degrees were awarded to women at University of Montevallo in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 11.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 29% of students graduating from University of Montevallo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Montevallo is Female and Asian (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 5.23% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    440 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    85 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Montevallo is white (440 degrees awarded). There were 5.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

2.81% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    310 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    130 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Montevallo is white female (310 degrees awarded). There were 2.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (130 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at nearly $24.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $316k (1.27%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, University of Montevallo had a total salary expenditure of $75.1M. University of Montevallo employs 54 Associate professors, 42 Professors, and 32 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Montevallo are Male Associate professors (27), Female Associate professors(27), and Male Professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Montevallo are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 77 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Service with 55 employees.

Endowment

$24.8M
2020 Endowment
10.6%
growth from 2019

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at about $24.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Montevallo grew 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.8M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.21M - Federal
  2. $5.96M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Montevallo received $8.21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.96M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$29.6M
2020 Salaries
2.7%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Montevallo paid a median of $29.6M in salaries, which represents 39.3% of their overall expenditure ($75.1M) and a 2.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.13% growth from 2018 and a 1.08% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.74M
Instructional Salaries
142
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Montevallo paid a total of $9.74M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Associate professor with 54 employees; Professor with 42 employees; and Professor with 32 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 77 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees; and Service with 55 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Montevallo was Male Associate professor with 27 employees, Female Associate professor with 27 employees, and Male Professor with 26 employees.

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

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