Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT 05764-1199


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 755
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Students with disability 23%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 657 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Green Mountain College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 881 applications and 692 students were granted admission. Green Mountain College is at the #77 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Green Mountain College's tuition was $35,560 for all students regardless of residency (32.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Green Mountain College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 45% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,191 (which is 4.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Green Mountain College in 2016-2017, was 101, which is 77% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,367 (which is 9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Green Mountain College has enrolled a total of 755 students (719 students full-time and 36 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 755 students, 44 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 516 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 239 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 264 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 62%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 25%

Black/African American: 4%

Hispanic: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Green Mountain College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Natural Resources And Conservation 19% 40 0
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 14% 29 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 10% 20
Education 9% 18
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 11 8
English Language And Literature/letters 5% 10
Visual And Performing Arts 5% 10
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 8
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 1% 2 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Green Mountain College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Green Mountain College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,500. Last year, out of the total 161 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 122 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 65 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 65 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,500 $27,100
Employment Rate 76% 100%
Total Graduates 161 65

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Green Mountain College.

College of St Joseph
13 mile away
Middlebury College
34.1 mile away
Skidmore College
39.9 mile away
Bennington College
41.3 mile away
Vermont Law School
41.6 mile away
Southern Vermont College
44.9 mile away
Dartmouth College
49.3 mile away
Norwich University
51.8 mile away
Landmark College
52.3 mile away