University of Montevallo

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,730

3.17% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$16,075

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.5%

1,944 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,717

83.1% 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 Health & Physical Education (53 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (49 degrees), and General Art Studies (48 degrees).

In 2017, 691 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Montevallo. 69% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (519 degrees), 6.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $11,730, which is $-9,003 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $11,730, which is $-9,003 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,075.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,730

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Montevallo was $11,730. The cost of tuition at University of Montevallo is $-9,003 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$16,075

2017 Value

8.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Montevallo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,075. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Montevallo grew by 8.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,980

Room and Board

$1,020

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Montevallo was of $8,980 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of room and board increased by 9.75% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 50.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at University of Montevallo received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.26% with respect to 2016, 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.

7.4%

2016 Default Rate

56

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Montevallo was 7.4%, which represents 56 out of the 757 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 1,944 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 16.7% annual decline. Out of those 1,944 applicants, 1,253 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,717 students enrolled at University of Montevallo in 2017, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Montevallo has an overall enrollment yield of 38.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,253

Accepted Out of 1,944

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Montevallo was 64.5% (1,253 admissions from 1,944 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 65.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -16.7%, while admissions declined by -17.9%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

10

Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at University of Montevallo in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Montevallo has a total enrollment of 2,717 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,258 students and the part-time enrollment is 459. This means that 83.1% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% White, 15.6% Black or African American, 4.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.847% Asian, 0.294% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0368% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Montevallo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.3%), followed by White Male (21.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (68.2%), followed by White Male (14%) and Black or African American Female (8.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,717 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,258 and the part-time enrollment is 459. This means that 83.1% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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

    1,890

  2. Black or African American

    425

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    133

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo is 69.6% White, 15.6% Black or African American, 4.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.847% Asian, 0.294% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0368% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 94 students (3.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 263 more women than men received degrees from University of Montevallo. The majority of degree recipients at University of Montevallo are white (519 degrees awarded). There were 6.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Montevallo is General Health & Physical Education (53 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (49 degrees) and General Art Studies (48 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees awarded), History (24 degrees), and English (41 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 (2,113,126 people), Secondary school teachers (394,911 people), Education administrators (318,039 people), Postsecondary teachers (242,942 people), and Other managers (242,775 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees awarded), History (24 degrees), English (41 degrees), Education (165 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (80 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees awarded), History (24 degrees), English (41 degrees), Education (165 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (80 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 (3,150,647 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (503,702 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (237,011 people), Legal services (172,456 people), and Computer Systems Design (170,313 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (53 degrees awarded), History (24 degrees), English (41 degrees), Education (165 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (80 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 53 degrees awarded

  2. 49 degrees awarded

  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Montevallo was General Health & Physical Education with 53 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 214

  2. 477

In 2017, 214 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo, which is 0.449 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (477).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.86 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to women at University of Montevallo in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 16 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

45%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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

    519 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    80 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Montevallo is white (519 degrees awarded). There were 6.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

7.67% of degree recipients (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    372 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    147 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Montevallo is white female (372 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (147 degrees).

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Operations

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at nearly $20.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $236k (1.15%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Montevallo had a total expenditure of $69.4M. Of that $69.4M, they spent $27.3M on salaries and $69.4M on benefits.

University of Montevallo employs 56 Assistant professors, 44 Professors, and 38 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Montevallo are Female Assistant professors (34), Male Associate professors(26), and Male Professors (24).

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, Service, with 60 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.6M

2017 Endowment

3.5%

growth from 2016

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at about $20.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Montevallo grew 3.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.6M 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. $1.81M - Federal

  2. $5.54M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Montevallo received $1.81M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.54M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$27.3M

Salary Expenditure

$69.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of Montevallo had a total expenditure of $69.4M. Of that $69.4M, they spent $27.3M on salaries and $69.4M 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

$27.3M

2017 Salaries

4.61%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Montevallo paid a median of $27.3M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($69.4M) and a 4.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.74% decline from 2015 and a 4.06% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.92M

Instructional Salaries

148

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Montevallo paid a total of $9.92M to 148 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

56 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

77 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Assistant professor with 56 employees; Professor with 44 employees; and Professor with 38 employees.

In 2017, 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; Service with 60 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Montevallo was Female Assistant professor with 34 employees, Male Associate professor with 26 employees, and Male Professor with 24 employees.

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

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