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University of Vermont Overview

University of Vermont is a public institution located in Burlington, Vermont. The location of UVM is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is University of Vermont Known For?

2,682 Undergraduate Awards
$45,359 Avg Cost After Aid
67% Acceptance Rate
  • The 2% student loan default rate at UVM is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UVM.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UVM makes roughly $47,300 a year. This is 16% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • The average UVM student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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University of Vermont Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UVM has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#203 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UVM.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Nutrition Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Mathematics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Statistics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Natural Resources & Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Value Statistics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Mathematics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Mathematics & Statistics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UVM has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#17 Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation College Factual
#19 Best Colleges for Natural Resources Conservation College Factual
#69 Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences College Factual
#101 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#110 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#112 Best Colleges for Psychology College Factual

Where Is University of Vermont?

Location of University of Vermont

Contact details for UVM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 85 S Prospect St, Burlington, VT 05405-0160
Phone: 802-656-3131
Website: www.uvm.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofVermont
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uvmvermont

How Do I Get Into UVM?

You can apply to UVM online at: www.uvm.edu/admissions/undergraduate/first_year_applicants

Admission Requirements for UVM

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UVM?

67% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
76% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 67%, UVM does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.

Average Test Scores

About 76% of students accepted to UVM submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 600 and 680. Math scores were between 580 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Vermont  ( 600 to 680 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Vermont  ( 580 to 670 )
200
800
UVM received ACT scores from 39% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 32. Math scores were between 25 and 29. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for University of Vermont  ( 25 to 32 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Vermont  ( 25 to 29 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Vermont  ( 25 to 30 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Vermont?

$45,359 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
2.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UVM is $45,359. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UVM, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $9,119 a year. That adds up to $36,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UVM is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Vermont Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,501 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,443 undergraduate students at UVM, with 10,501 being full-time and 942 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UVM

There are also 2,105 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,501 full-time undergraduates at UVM, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UVM

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Vermont students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UVM Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 282
Black or African American 120
Hispanic or Latino 418
White 8,585
International Students 488
Other Races/Ethnicities 608

Geographic Diversity

Vermont students aren't the only ones who study at University of Vermont. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 70 countries are represented at UVM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and India.

Online Learning at University of Vermont

276 Took All Classes Online
1,813 Took At Least One Class Online
11.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at UVM. In 2017-2018, 1,813 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UVM has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Vermont for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UVM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Vermont was 11.1%. This is the #1,261 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UVM regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UVM majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 13%
Business Administration & Management 25%
Business, Management & Marketing 20%
Health Professions 12%
Health Sciences & Services 92%
Public Health 64%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UVM ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UVM.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology #3
Natural Resources Conservation #12
Natural Resources & Conservation #16
Health Sciences & Services #25
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #31
Public Health #44
Health Professions #441

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Vermont Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 264 0 71 0 335
Natural Resources Conservation 224 0 17 12 253
General Psychology 133 0 2 13 148
Nursing 96 0 3 19 118
Economics 105 4 8 0 117
General Biology 99 0 1 5 105
Medicine 0 0 0 105 105
Computer Science 88 0 8 2 98
Mechanical Engineering 85 0 10 3 98
General English Literature 83 0 8 0 91
Animal Science 83 0 3 2 88
Public Relations & Advertising 86 0 0 0 86
Political Science & Government 86 0 0 0 86
Teacher Education Grade Specific 82 0 0 0 82
Mathematics 47 0 30 2 79
Public Health 1 11 61 0 73
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 66 0 1 4 71
Social Work 35 0 28 0 63
History 47 0 8 0 55
Nutrition Science 46 0 5 1 52
Communication Sciences 32 0 18 0 50
Fine & Studio Arts 50 0 0 0 50
Civil Engineering 38 0 4 7 49
Zoology 43 0 0 0 43
Health & Physical Education 42 0 0 0 42
Entrepreneurial Studies 40 0 0 0 40
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 36 0 4 0 40
Teacher Education Subject Specific 39 0 0 0 39
Electrical Engineering 29 0 8 2 39
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 38 38
Educational Administration 0 0 24 13 37
Student Counseling 0 0 37 0 37
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 33 0 1 1 35
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 35 0 35
Environmental Engineering 34 0 0 0 34
Medical Science 0 0 33 0 33
General Education 12 0 20 0 32
Anthropology 32 0 0 0 32
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 26 0 3 0 29
Sociology 28 0 0 0 28
Human Development & Family Studies 27 0 0 0 27
International Studies 27 0 0 0 27
Chemistry 15 0 2 10 27
Plant Sciences 16 0 6 4 26
Allied Health Professions 26 0 0 0 26
Geography & Cartography 25 0 0 0 25
Accounting 0 0 21 0 21
Statistics 14 0 6 0 20
Botany/Plant Biology 10 0 6 3 19
Natural Resource Management 19 0 0 0 19
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 19 0 0 0 19
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 18 0 0 0 18
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 18 0 0 0 18
Systems Theory 0 9 8 1 18
Geological & Earth Sciences 8 0 10 0 18
Special Education 5 0 12 0 17
Philosophy 17 0 0 0 17
Computer Systems Analysis 16 0 0 0 16
Physics 12 0 2 0 14
Public Administration 0 0 14 0 14
Music 14 0 0 0 14
Biomedical Engineering 11 0 1 0 12
Classical Languages & Literature 8 2 2 0 12
Health Sciences & Services 12 0 0 0 12
Forestry 12 0 0 0 12
East Asian Languages 10 0 0 0 10
Romance Languages 9 0 0 0 9
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 2 6 8
Drama & Theater Arts 8 0 0 0 8
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 7 0 7
General Agriculture 6 0 0 0 6
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 6 6
Area Studies 6 0 0 0 6
Mathematics & Computer Science 6 0 0 0 6
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 4 0 4
Ethnic Studies 3 1 0 0 4
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 4 0 0 0 4
Liberal Arts General Studies 4 0 0 0 4
Historic Preservation 0 0 4 0 4
Religious Studies 4 0 0 0 4
Materials Sciences 0 0 1 2 3
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 2 0 2
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 2 0 0 2
General Engineering 2 0 0 0 2
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 1 1 2
Sustainability Science 0 0 2 0 2
Industrial Engineering 1 0 0 0 1
Germanic Languages 0 0 1 0 1
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,682 29 565 262 3,538

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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