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The Facts About St. Mike’s 

Saint Michael’s is a Catholic college founded by the Society of St. Edmund in 1904. Their guiding principles of education, justice, hospitality, and service
to those in need provide the foundation of the Saint Michael’s experience.

440 acres, just minutes from Burlington, Vermont, voted one of the greatest college towns in the country

2,000 undergraduates from 29 states and 39 countries; average class size is 19 students.

36 majors, 36 minors, plus Phi Beta Kappa and other honors programs, independent research and internship opportunities, and pre-professional programs, including Pre-med, Pre-pharmacy, and Pre-law

21 varsity teams in NCAA Division II; 28 intramural teams

All of our students live on campus all four years, and housing is guaranteed.


For more than 100 years, students have come to Saint Michael’s College to pursue their passions, dig deep, take risks, explore their faith, find success, and learn what matters. 

A passion for learning is at the heart of a Saint Michael’s education. As experts in their fields, our faculty enrich students’ knowledge and their world-view through rigorous classwork and experiential learning. Their doors are always open and they get to know every student personally.

Opportunities for real-world experiences abound at St. Mike’s, with intensive student-faculty summer research programs, semester-long research assistantships, study abroad offerings, internships, and in-depth capstone projects. We are one of only four Catholic colleges in New England with a Phi Beta Kappa honors society chapter.

Continuing a tradition of service, more than 70% of our students are involved with community-oriented projects, like building homes, helping rescued animals, and mentoring children. For students with a sense of adventure, St. Mike’s Fire and Rescue squad is the second-busiest college squad in the country. Our Adventure Sports Center gets you out into the great outdoors with activities like ice climbing, kayaking, and leadership training, and every student gets a steep discount on an annual ski pass.

From live music and late-night cookouts to world-class speakers, there’s plenty to do. Campus is just minutes away from the great college town of Burlington. You can be on the slopes in 30 minutes, in Montréal in two hours, and Boston in just over three.

Our recent graduates have gone on to careers at employers like the US Senate, MTV, The New York Times, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. As a St. Mike’s graduate, you’ll leave well-rounded, well-grounded, and prepared for a career and a meaningful life.

Ready to learn what matters?
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