University of Montevallo

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,370

5.87% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,607

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.18%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

65.4%

2,334 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,798

83.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

49.9%

212 Graduates

About

University of Montevallo is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Montevallo were General Art Studies (55 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (51 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (42 degrees).

In 2016, 713 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Montevallo. 71.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (394 degrees), 1.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (211 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $11,370, which is $-8,790 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $11,370, which is $-8,790 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,607.

In 2016, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,370

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Montevallo was $11,370. The cost of tuition at University of Montevallo is $-8,790 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$17,607

2016 Value

9.36%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Montevallo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,607. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Montevallo grew by 9.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,182

Room and Board

$2,050

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Montevallo was of $8,182 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,050. The cost of room and board increased by 5.44% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at University of Montevallo received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 76% 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.

9.18%

2015 Default Rate

72

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Montevallo was 9.18%, which represents 72 out of the 784 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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Admissions

University of Montevallo received 2,334 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 15.3% annual growth. Out of those 2,334 applicants, 1,527 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,798 students enrolled at University of Montevallo in 2016, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Montevallo has an overall enrollment yield of 31.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,527

Accepted Out of 2,334

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Montevallo was 65.4% (1,527 admissions from 2,334 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 70%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 15.3%, while admissions grew by 7.76%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

12

Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at University of Montevallo in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Montevallo has a total enrollment of 2,798 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,333 students and the part-time enrollment is 465. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.3% White, 15% Black or African American, 4.11% Hispanic or Latino, 2.89% Two or More Races, 0.786% Asian, 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Montevallo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (48.8%), followed by White Male (22%) and Black or African American Female (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (67.1%), followed by White Male (11.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,798 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,333 and the part-time enrollment is 465. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2016 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 (75%), University of Montevallo had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,996

  2. Black or African American

    420

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    115

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo is 71.3% White, 15% Black or African American, 4.11% Hispanic or Latino, 2.89% Two or More Races, 0.786% Asian, 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 117 students (4.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 305 more women than men received degrees from University of Montevallo. The majority of degree recipients at University of Montevallo are white (394 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (211 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Montevallo is General Art Studies (55 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (51 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (42 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 History (26 degrees awarded), English (46 degrees), and Education (188 degrees).

Workforce

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 (2,103,913 people), Secondary school teachers (390,083 people), Education administrators (318,534 people), Miscellaneous managers (263,452 people), and Postsecondary teachers (247,799 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are History (26 degrees awarded), English (46 degrees), Education (188 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (89 degrees).

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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 Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are History (26 degrees awarded), English (46 degrees), Education (188 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (89 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 (3,149,908 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (501,695 people), Hospitals (251,560 people), Legal services (167,633 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (157,028 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are History (26 degrees awarded), English (46 degrees), Education (188 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (42 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (89 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 55 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Montevallo was General Art Studies with 55 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 204

  2. 509

In 2016, 204 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo, which is 0.401 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (509).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 17 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo in General History, which is 1.89 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 70 degrees were awarded to women at University of Montevallo in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 35 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 21% of students graduating from University of Montevallo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Montevallo is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.943% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    394 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    211 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Montevallo is white (394 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (211 degrees).

29.6% of degree recipients (211 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    283 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    111 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Montevallo is white female (283 degrees awarded). There were 2.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (111 degrees).

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Operations

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at nearly $19.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $262k (1.38%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Montevallo had a total expenditure of $62.1M. Of that $62.1M, they spent $27.7M on salaries and $62.1M on benefits.

University of Montevallo employs 58 Assistant professors, 43 Professors, and 38 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Montevallo are Female Assistant professors (32), Male Assistant professors(26), and Male Professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Montevallo are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, and Service with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.1M

2015 Endowment

5.15%

growth from 2014

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at about $19.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Montevallo grew 5.15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.81M 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. $1.5M - Federal

  2. $4.93M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Montevallo received $1.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.93M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$27.7M

Salary Expenditure

$62.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Montevallo had a total expenditure of $62.1M. Of that $62.1M, they spent $27.7M on salaries and $62.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Montevallo as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$27.7M

2015 Salaries

4.06%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Montevallo paid a median of $27.7M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($62.1M) and a 4.06% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.13% growth from 2013 and a 7% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.58M

Instructional Salaries

142

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Montevallo paid a total of $9.58M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

58 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

80 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Assistant professor with 58 employees; Professor with 43 employees; and Professor with 38 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 80 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees; and Service with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Montevallo was Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, Male Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Male Professor with 25 employees.

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

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