University of Vermont

85 S Prospect St, Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160


  • College Type: 4-year, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Total Student Population: 13,826
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 77%
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The University of Vermont (UVM) is a public research university located in Burlington, Vermont. Founded in 1791, it is one of the oldest universities in the country.

The University of Vermont offers over 100 undergraduate majors across seven schools and colleges, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Education and Social Services, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, the Grossman School of Business, the Honors College, and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and in various programs such as nursing, law, business, economics and education.

The University of Vermont’s faculty includes over 1,400 professors, 92% of whom hold a terminal degree in their field. The student-faculty ratio is 17:1, allowing for personalized attention and mentorship from faculty members.

The University of Vermont is well-known for its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. The university has received numerous awards for its sustainability initiatives, including being named a “Green College” by The Princeton Review for 11 consecutive years.

The University of Vermont is also a leader in research, with a strong focus on interdisciplinary collaboration. The university has research partnerships with a number of institutions and organizations, including the University of Vermont Medical Center, the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, and the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation. UVM’s research efforts are supported by over $140 million in annual research funding.

Student life at The University of Vermont is vibrant and diverse, with over 200 student organizations and clubs available to students. The university has a strong commitment to community service and civic engagement, with a number of service-learning and community-based research opportunities available to students.

UVM competes in NCAA Division I athletics as a member of the America East Conference. The university also has a number of varsity sports teams, including basketball, soccer, lacrosse, and hockey.

The University of Vermont is considered a selective university, with an acceptance rate of around 67%. The university considers a number of factors in its admissions decisions, including academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and personal qualities.

The University of Vermont is a highly respected institution of higher education and an excellent choice for students seeking a well-rounded and rewarding college experience.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:13,826
Undergraduate enrollment:11,626
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:0.0%
      Black or African American:1.1%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.0%
      Two or more races:3.3%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:3.1%
      Non-resident alien:1.9%

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master’s degree
  • Post-master’s certificate
  • Doctor’s degree-research/scholarship
  • Doctor’s degree-professional practice

Majors Offered

  • Agroecology
  • Animal Science
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Art: Studio Art
  • Asian Studies
  • Athletic Training Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Science
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classical Civilization
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Community and International Development
  • Community Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Dance
  • Data Science
  • Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • European Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Film and Television Studies
  • Food Systems
  • Forestry
  • French
  • Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geology
  • German
  • Global Studies
  • Greek
  • Health and Society
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Individually Designed
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Radiation Sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Nursing (for Registered Nurses)
  • Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation and Tourism
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Psychological Science
  • Public Communication
  • Religion
  • Russian
  • Russian and East European Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
  • Teacher Education
  • Theatre
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
  • Zoology


 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$19,002 $19,062 $18,802 
      Out-of-state$43,890 $43,950 $43,690 
    Books and supplies$1,200 $1,200 $1,200 
      Room and board$13,324 $13,324 $12,916 
      Other expenses$2,128 $2,266 $2,272 
      Room and board$13,920 $12,832 $12,496 
      Other expenses$2,758 $2,788 $2,722 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$4,428 $4,462 $4,452

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