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Tuition & Fees

$16,226

$37,874

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,357
Declined + 5,025
Total Received 22,382
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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School Facts

The University of Vermont, founded in 1791, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 460-acre campus is located in Burlington, 220 northwest of Boston, MA, 300 miles north of New York, NY, and 90 miles south of Montreal, Quebec.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,723
Established in 1791
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Codes

SAT 3920
ACT 4322

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Public

10,912

undergraduate students

1,811

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
39%
500-599
41%
400-499
10%
700-800
8%
600-699
41%
500-599
41%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
42%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
30-36
29%
24-29
46%
18-23
22%
12-17
3%
30-36
17%
24-29
60%
18-23
21%
12-17
2%
30-36
21%
24-29
59%
18-23
18%
12-17
2%
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Burlington, VT

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Burlington, VT

460-acre campus in Burlington (population: 42,282), 90 miles from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and 230 miles from Boston. Served by air and bus; train serves Essex Junction (seven miles). School operates transportation around campus and to downtown Burlington. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Vermont
South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05405-0160

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 6% of male students
 
5 sororities 6% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
39%
500-599
41%
400-499
10%
700-800
8%
600-699
41%
500-599
41%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
42%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
30-36
29%
24-29
46%
18-23
22%
12-17
3%
30-36
17%
24-29
60%
18-23
21%
12-17
2%
30-36
21%
24-29
59%
18-23
18%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,357
Declined + 5,025
Total Received 22,382

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Standardized test scores
State residency

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Beth Wiser
Director of Admissions
P: 802 656-3370
F: 802 656-8611
admissions@uvm.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,184
Room $6,844
Board $3,558
Additional fees $2,042
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $27,828
Average Financial Aid - $21,296
Total with Avg. Aid $6,532

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,296

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $11,064,818
State $4,077,927
Institutional $61,671,665
Other external $2,560,436
Total $79,374,846

Non-need-based

Federal $4,088
State $385,540
Institutional $10,634,480
Other external $1,418,242
Total $12,442,350

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference (Division I), Hockey East Association (Division I), Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association
Mascot
Rally Catamount
School colors
green and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Animal/Nutrition/Food Science
Anthropology
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular/Biomedical Sciences
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classical Civilization
Clinical/Translational Science
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Community Development/Applied Economics
Community Entrepreneurship
Community/International Development
Computer Science
Computer Science/Information Systems
Counseling
Curriculum/Instruction
Dietetics
Dietetics/Nutrition/Food Sciences
Early Childhood Special Education
Early Childhood/Pre-School Programs
Ecological Agriculture
Economics
Educational Leadership/Policy Studies
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
European Studies
Exercise/Movement Science
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Film/Television Studies
Food Studies
Forestry
French
Gender/Women/Sexuality Studies
Geography
Geology
German
Global Studies
Greek
Greek/Latin
Higher Education/Student Affairs Administration
Historic Preservation
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Education
Italian Studies
Japanese
Latin
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Linguistics
Materials Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Medicine
Microbiology
Middle Level Education
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Physiology/Biophysics
Music
Music Education
Natural Resources
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Food Science
Parks/Recreation/Tourism
Pathology
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Plant Biology
Plant/Soil Sciences
Political Science
Professional Nursing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Communications
Radiation Therapy
Reading/Language
Religion
Russian
Russian/Eastern European Studies
Secondary Education
Self-Designed Major
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Studio Art
Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
Theatre
Wildlife/Fisheries Biology
Zoology
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Undergraduate

86%

10,912
students

Female
56%
6,141

Male
44%
4,771

Graduate

14%

1,811
students

Female
57%
1,032

Male
43%
779

undergraduateFull-time

89%

9,764
students

Female
56%
5,454

Male
44%
4,310

undergraduatePart-time

11%

1,148
students

Female
60%
687

Male
40%
461

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Norway
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Katryna Swartwout
Senior Assistant Director of international Admissions
802 656-4620
katryna.swartwout@uvm.edu

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