The University of Vermont
The University of Vermont
The University fo Vermont Burlington, VT USA 5405
The University of Vermont was chartered in 1791, the same year that Vermont became the 14th state. It is the 5th oldest university in New England, and it has the 7th oldest medical school in the nation. The school is located in Burlington, Vermont.
The acceptance rate at the university is 71% and the graduation rate is 76%. The undergraduate student population is 10,585 strong and there are 2,105 graduate students.
Students at the University of Vermont represent 48 states and 37 countries. The average GPA of students at the university is 3.66, the average SAT score is 1,270, and the average ACT score is 29.
5.8% of the student body are international students, 18.2% are minorities, and 61% are women.
There is a $55 nonrefundable application fee. However, for in-state students applying early action or early decision the application fee is waived. Further, 44% of all in-state students are able to attend the university without paying a single dime. 87% of all undergraduates receive some form of scholarship support. All applicants are automatically considered for scholarships which are merit-based. The in-state tuition is $19,002 and the out-of-state tuition is $43,890.
There are more than 100 bachelor’s degree programs at the University of Vermont. There are also 15 certificate programs, 58 master’s degree programs, and 25 master’s degree programs which are accelerated, allowing students to begin their graduate education while they are in their undergraduate. Further, there are 5 pre-professional programs and 26 doctoral degree programs.
During their undergraduate career, 92% of students participate in an internship or similar experience-based learning. There are also more than 700 study abroad opportunities at the University of Vermont across 70 countries. 24% of all undergraduates study abroad.
The school also offers an Honors College which provides an academic challenge for some of the most capable students.
The student-faculty ratio at the University of Vermont is 17 to 1. Further, 45% of all classes have fewer than 20 students.
82% of all first-year students are involved in one of the 275 student organization on campus.
Graduates earn an average salary of $45,212. Further, 67.1% of all graduates are employed and 93% of graduates are satisfied with their position. 27% of students continue their education after graduating from the University of Vermont. In total, 93% of graduates are employed or in graduate school after graduation.
Further, the school has a 54% rate of admittance to medical school compared to the national average of 41%. Similarly, their law school admittance rate is 85% compared to the national average of 68%. It is also ranked 4th in the nation for the number of students who end up serving in the Peace Corps.
The University of Vermont is located in what has been ranked the number one college town in America, Burlington. It has been ranked a very livable city, with plenty of access to nature and recreational activities. Additionally, it is just three and a half hours from Boston.
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