University of Montevallo

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,090
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,027
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.75%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
53.2%
5,553 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,553
83.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
49.2%
265 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 Kinesiology & Exercise Science (43 degrees awarded), General Art Studies (39 degrees), and General Psychology (31 degrees).

In 2019, 601 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Montevallo. 72.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (387 degrees), 4.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (78 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $12,090, which is $-9,936 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Montevallo is $12,090, which is $-9,936 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,027.

In 2019, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,090
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Montevallo was $12,090. The cost of tuition at University of Montevallo is $-9,936 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$16,027
2019 Value
1.72%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Montevallo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,027. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Montevallo grew by 1.72%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,330
Room and Board
$1,020
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Montevallo was of $9,330 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of room and board increased by 3.32% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at University of Montevallo received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.22% with respect to 2018, when 82% 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.
7.75%
2017 Default Rate
59
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Montevallo was 7.75%, which represents 59 out of the 761 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 5,553 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 43% annual growth. Out of those 5,553 applicants, 2,954 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,553 students enrolled at University of Montevallo in 2019, and 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Montevallo has an overall enrollment yield of 16.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,954
Accepted Out of 5,553

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Montevallo was 53.2% (2,954 admissions from 5,553 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 48.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 43%, while admissions grew by 57%.

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage
68
Scores Submitted

14% of enrolled first-time students at University of Montevallo in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Montevallo has a total enrollment of 2,553 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,122 students and the part-time enrollment is 431. 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% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 4.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.8% Two or More Races, 0.823% Asian, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Montevallo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.9%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (60%), followed by Black or African American Female (8.8%) and White Male (8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Montevallo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,553 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Montevallo is 2,122 and the part-time enrollment is 431. This means that 83.1% of students enrolled at University of Montevallo are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2019 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
  1. White
    1,761
  2. Black or African American
    413
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    121

The enrolled student population at University of Montevallo is 69% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 4.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.8% Two or More Races, 0.823% Asian, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.196% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 61 students (2.39%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 271 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 (387 degrees awarded). There were 4.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (78 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Montevallo is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (43 degrees awarded), followed by General Art Studies (39 degrees) and General Psychology (31 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 (24 degrees awarded), English (38 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 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 (255,993 people), Other managers (202,086 people), Secondary school teachers (180,510 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (179,435 people), and Postsecondary teachers (166,913 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are History (24 degrees awarded), English (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees), and Human Sciences (25 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, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are History (24 degrees awarded), English (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees), and Human Sciences (25 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 (638,588 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (365,647 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (164,065 people), Legal services (155,024 people), and Computer Systems Design (145,990 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Montevallo are History (24 degrees awarded), English (38 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (43 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees), and Human Sciences (25 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. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 31 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Montevallo was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 43 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

165
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
436
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 165 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo, which is 0.378 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (436).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 22 degrees were awarded to men at University of Montevallo in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 47 degrees were awarded to women at University of Montevallo in Speech-Language Pathology, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 26% of students graduating from University of Montevallo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (63.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Montevallo is Female and Black or African American (63.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 9.06% of graduates (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    387 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Montevallo is white (387 degrees awarded). There were 4.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (78 degrees).

13% of degree recipients (78 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    285 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    102 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Montevallo is white female (285 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (102 degrees).

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Operations

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at nearly $22.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $890k (3.96%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of Montevallo had a total salary expenditure of $72.6M. University of Montevallo employs 49 Professors, 46 Associate professors, and 45 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Montevallo are Male Professors (30), Male Associate professors(25), and Female Assistant 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 85 employees, Service, with 57 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.5M
2019 Endowment
2.43%
growth from 2018

University of Montevallo has an endowment valued at about $22.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Montevallo grew 2.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16M 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. $3.44M - Federal
  2. $5.38M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Montevallo received $3.44M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.38M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$28.8M
2019 Salaries
4.13%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Montevallo paid a median of $28.8M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($72.6M) and a 4.13% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.08% growth from 2017 and a 4.61% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.7M
Instructional Salaries
153
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Montevallo paid a total of $10.7M to 153 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Professor with 49 employees; Associate professor with 46 employees; and Associate professor with 45 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Montevallo were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 85 employees; Service with 57 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Montevallo was Male Professor with 30 employees, Male Associate professor with 25 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 25 employees.

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

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