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You Belong Here

At the University of Montevallo you are more than a number — you are family. Here, students don't "fit in", they find a place to call home.

Learn Why You Belong at UM

Undergraduate Freshman Requirements

The University of Montevallo has waived the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission and some scholarships for students.

In order to be admitted to the University of Montevallo for any term, incoming freshmen must meet:

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA requirement
  • Students with less than a 3.0 GPA will be evaluated on a case by case basis
Incoming Freshman Admission Requirements

Transfer Student Requirements

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better based on a 4.0 scale.

  • A transfer applicant must be a student in good standing.

  • A maximum of 64 semester hours (or 96 quarter hours) may be transferred for credit from either a community or junior college.

Transfer Admission Requirements

Graduate Student Requirements

  • All of our eligible graduate programs are accredited at the state and/or national levels, and all programs are supported by the University’s base of liberal arts and sciences.

  • Each program is designed to offer our graduate students the opportunity to extend and apply old and new knowledge and skills and to develop greater intellectual maturity and creative independence.

Scholarships and Assistantships

Graduate Student Aid

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Student Aid

Once you’ve been admitted to the University of Montevallo, the next step is figuring out what options you have for paying for your education.

Whether you’re trying to discover if you’re eligible for grant money, searching for a work-study position, or interested in taking out student loans, you can fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and determine what your financial aid package will look like.

About Student Aid