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University of Montevallo

Montevallo, Alabama

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University of Montevallo

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About University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo is a four-year public university located in Montevallo, Alabama, United States. Founded in 1896, it is Alabama's only public liberal arts college and a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

In U.S. News & World Report's "America’s Best Colleges" rankings UM is the highest ranked public master’s-level university in Alabama, a distinction it has held each year since 2008. It is the 37th best regional university in the South and the 13th-best public regional university in the South, moving up two spots since last year. Schools in 12 states make up the South geographic region.


Located in Montevallo, Alabama.

Station 6001, Montevallo, AL, 35115-6000, Shelby County

University of Montevallo Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#745 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Alabama

#13 of 89

2022 Best Public Colleges in Alabama

#8 of 41

Most Popular Majors

Out of 16 majors categories at University of Montevallo, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Montevallo within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
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Notable Alumni