Johnson State College
Johnson, VT 05656-9464


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,525
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 533 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)

Johnson State College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,038 applications and 987 students were granted admission. Johnson State College is at the #93 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 9% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 32% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT783 to 1058
ACT15 to 23

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Johnson State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $22,680 and in-state students paid $10,224.

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 = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Johnson State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 58% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,436 (which is 0.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Johnson State College in 2016-2017, was 169, which is 83% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,482 (which is 3.4% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Johnson State College has enrolled a total of 1,525 students (923 students full-time and 602 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,525 students, 147 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 32% men and 68% women and 1,358 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 167 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 80%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Two or more races: 4%

Black/African American: 4%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Johnson State 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 23% 197
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 18% 155 0
Education 17% 146
Visual And Performing Arts 13% 111
Health Professions And Related Programs 4% 30
Psychology 3% 28 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 2% 20
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 16
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 16
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 12

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Johnson State 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: $32,738

The typical median income of Johnson State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,500. Last year, out of the total 347 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 319 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 299 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 260 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $21,500 $31,000
Employment Rate 92% 87%
Total Graduates 347 299

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Johnson State College.

University of Vermont
28.2 mile away
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32.6 mile away
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