University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405-0160

Admission Requirements

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.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 2,496 enrollees 1031 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 24 31
Math 24 28
Composite 25 30

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 2,496 enrollees 1928 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 550 650
Math 550 650
Combined (Math + Reading) 1100 1300

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

University of Vermont uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Considered but not required

  • Secondary school rank

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in University of Vermont, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 9,500 12,976 22,476
Admitted students 5,988 9,507 15,495
Enrolled students 975 1,521 2,496
Acceptance rate 63% 73.3% 68.9% 69%
Yield 16.3% 16% 16.1% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at University of Vermont.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Not Accepted
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Not Accepted
Credit for life experiences

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Admission Deadlines

January 15

  • Regular application
  • Fall application

February 15

  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores

March 31

  • Applicants notification date

April 1

  • Transfer application (priority)

May 1

  • Students must reply to acceptance offer

November 1

  • Early action application

December 15

  • Early action applicants will be notified
Transfer application (regular) : Rolling admission

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