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20 Colleges
11,482 Yearly Graduations
$121,307 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$36,094 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 11,482 students received a degree from a college in Vermont, making it rank #50 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $30,327 per year to get their degree at a college in Vermont, while out of state students will pay an average of $35,348 per year.

About 63% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $9,024 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
3,538 Yearly Degrees
$18,802 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Vermont is 13,548, of which 11,443 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,501 are full-time. For undergraduates at UVM, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

54% of UVM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,119 a year. UVM has a 2.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UVM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Champlain College

Burlington, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,800 Yearly Degrees
$41,828 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,748 undergraduates at Champlain, of which 2,447 are full-time, and there are 4,385 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Champlain is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

68% of Champlain students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,368 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Champlain with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Norwich University

Northfield, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,237 Yearly Degrees
$41,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,266 undergraduates at Norwich, of which 2,643 are full-time, and there are 3,933 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Norwich is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 68% of accepted students are men, and 32% are women.

73% of Norwich students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,721 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,900 during the early-career years.

#4

Middlebury College

Middlebury, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
985 Yearly Degrees
$56,216 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,580 undergraduates at Middlebury, of which 2,556 are full-time, and there are 2,657 students altogether. Middlebury has a freshman retention rate of 96%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Only 17% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at Middlebury take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,024 a year. Middlebury has a 1.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Middlebury is $41,900.

#5

Vermont Technical College

Randolph, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
612 Yearly Degrees
$15,292 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,696 undergraduates at Vermont Tech, of which 1,028 are full-time, and there are 1,704 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 73% are men and 27% are women.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,667 a year. Vermont Tech has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,000 during the early-career years.

#6

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
585 Yearly Degrees
$47,045 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,583 undergraduates at Saint Michael’s, of which 1,558 are full-time, and there are 1,875 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Michael’s is 4.1 years.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Saint Michael’s take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,532 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,000 during the early-career years.

#7

Johnson State College

Johnson, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
525 Yearly Degrees
$12,422 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,376 students at Johnson State College in total, 2,064 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,489 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Johnson State College is 4.6 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,178 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,000 during the early-career years.

#8

Community College of Vermont

Montpelier, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
501 Yearly Degrees
$6,654 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 751 full-time undergraduates at CCV, and 5,104 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 31% of students at CCV take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,498 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCV is $25,800.

#9

Castleton University

Castleton, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
421 Yearly Degrees
$12,470 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,988 undergraduates at Castleton, of which 1,694 are full-time, and there are 2,399 students altogether. For undergraduates at Castleton, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,604 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,000 during the early-career years.

#10

Bennington College

Bennington, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
267 Yearly Degrees
$55,950 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 729 undergraduates at Bennington, of which 686 are full-time, and there are 826 students altogether. It takes the average Bennington undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

54% of Bennington students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,595 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bennington is $24,100.

#11

Vermont Law School

South Royalton, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
220 Yearly Degrees

The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#12

Vermont College of Fine Arts

Montpelier, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
174 Yearly Degrees

VCFA has a 3.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#13

Goddard College

Plainfield, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
173 Yearly Degrees
$17,084 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 165 undergraduates at Goddard College, of which 158 are full-time, and there are 340 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,863 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,900 during the early-career years.

#14

SIT Graduate Institute

Brattleboro, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
114 Yearly Degrees

SIT has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#15

Landmark College

Putney, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
105 Yearly Degrees
$59,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Landmark College is 540, of which 502 students are undergraduates and of those, 345 are full-time. Landmark College has a freshman retention rate of 90%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 64% are men and 36% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,549 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,300 during the early-career years.

#16

New England Culinary Institute

Montpelier, Vermont
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$22,210 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New England Culinary Institute is 58, which includes 54 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 79% of students at New England Culinary Institute take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $18,204 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from New England Culinary Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Advanced Welding Institute

South Burlington, Vermont
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees

There are 49 students at AWI in total, 49 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at AWI is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 58% of students at AWI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,869 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#18

O'Briens Aveda Institute

Williston, Vermont
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees

There are 30 full-time undergraduates at O’Briens Aveda Institute, and 30 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

79% of O’Briens Aveda Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,277 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#19

Sterling College

Craftsbury Common, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
30 Yearly Degrees
$39,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Sterling College is 146, which includes 112 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 44% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,309 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Sterling with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
28 Yearly Degrees
$26,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 3 to 1.

Marlboro College has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Marlboro College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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