FAST FACTS
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Location:Montevallo
Setting:Rural
Population:6,400
Enrollment:3,100
On Campus:40%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/25-12/12
  • Spring 01/07-05/01

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$5,280

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$3,700

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
76%Caucasian
14%African American
2%Hispanic
1%Asian American
0%Native American
2%International
5%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


To say that Montevallo is unique would be an understatement. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges and as one of only 26 public liberal arts universities in the United States, Montevallo has emerged as a national leader in liberal arts education and has been recognized in numerous editions of U.S. News and World Reportís Best Colleges as the highest ranked Tier One, public masterís level university in Alabama.

The college of choice for many of the brightest young minds in the Southeast, Montevallo is home to approximately 3,000 students and its 160-acre central campus is noted for its unparalleled beauty. Montevalloís white columned brick buildings, famous red brick streets, verdant lawns, colorful flowerbeds, and stately trees surround students with academic tradition. The core of the campus, designed by the world-renowned Olmsted Brothers, has been designated as a National Historic District.

Campus Location - The University of Montevallo is located in the city of Montevallo, Alabama (population 6,000) and is the geographical center of the state. It is 35 miles south of Birmingham and 10 miles from the Shel

Helpful Information - The City of Montevallo is a pedestrian- and bicyclist-friendly community that offers many local amenities even to students who live on campus. The bike share initiative ValloCycle allows bicycles to be checked out at various check out stations for use for a meager fee. Additionally, Montevallo has a thriving artist community that is showcased in such local events as the Montevallo Artwalk, which is staged several times a year, and the annual Montevallo Art Show that is held in April.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art

Athletics: Health and Fitness Teaching

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication

Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies

Education: Elementary Education, Music, Physical Education

English: English

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising

Foreign Language: French, Spanish

General Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences

Health and Safety Sciences: Kinesiology

History: History

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Acting, Directing, Music, Music Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Design Technology

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies, Speech Pathology and Audiology



Closed Programs
Education courses for Alabama teacher certification.

Limitations
None. Education (courses for Alabama teacher certification)

Notable Academic Programs
Art, Business and Marketing Education, Environmental Studies, Performance and Directing, Deaf Studies

Unique Academic Programs
Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Writing, Studio Art, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
RA Exchange: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Require students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 525 paper, 193 computer or 71 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 6/17/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $5,280.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 16 ($333 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 16 ($333 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/17/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $30 Year Plan A Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $150 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $100 Year Plan A Mandatory
Activity Fee: $60 Year Plan A Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $90 Year Plan A Mandatory
Technology Fee: $75 Year Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $35 Year Plan A Mandatory
Orientation Fee: $85 Year Plan A Mandatory
Recycling Fee: $5 Year Plan A Mandatory
Online course Fee: $75 Year Plan A Optional
Administrative Fee: $20 Year Plan A Mandatory

Important Notes: ID Card - The first one is free. Any additional cards are $10.00 each.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 001004

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 6/17/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $2,500
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 5
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 5
Notes About Housing
http://legacy.www.montevallo.edu/housing/

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1200 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
Required of on-campus residents 5-meal plan/week + 350 flex points 10-meal plan/week + 200 flex points 15-meal plan/week + 150 flex points 19-meal plan/week + 100 flex points



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.