University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405-0160


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 13,105
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 16%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 5,386 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)

University of Vermont is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 22,476 applications and 15,495 students were granted admission. University of Vermont is at the #67 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, 41% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1100 to 1300
ACT25 to 30

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Vermont charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $38,160 and in-state students paid $15,096.

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, 95% of University of Vermont's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 16% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,101 (which is 7.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Vermont in 2016-2017, was 1,217, which is 51% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,134 (which is 3.2% below 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, University of Vermont has enrolled a total of 13,105 students (11,598 students full-time and 1,507 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 13,105 students, 463 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 11,159 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,946 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 273 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 77%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Hispanic: 4%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Black/African American: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Vermont.

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
Health Professions And Related Programs 25% 1,059 61
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 15% 648
Engineering 10% 427
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 5% 230
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 178
Education 3% 114
Physical Sciences 2% 92
Social Sciences 2% 75
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 59
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 1% 56

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 University of Vermont 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 University of Vermont graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,000. Last year, out of the total 860 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 817 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 695 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 646 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $39,000 $43,400
Employment Rate 95% 93%
Total Graduates 860 695

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Vermont.

Johnson State College
28.2 mile away
Vermont Technical College
47.5 mile away
Lyndon State College
57.9 mile away
Castleton University
60.2 mile away
SUNY College at Potsdam
88.4 mile away
Plymouth State University
89.8 mile away