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The University of Vermont

Bachelor's programmes

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Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Education & Training (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)



  • Founded 1791
  • Fifth oldest university in New England (after Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and Brown)
  • First institution of higher education to declare public support for freedom of religion
  • First university to admit women and African-Americans into Phi Beta Kappa honor society
  • Called UVM for Universitas Viridis Montis, Latin for "University of the Green Mountains"


The University of Vermont is home to nearly 1,200 full-time faculty scholars. From biomedical research to philosophy, from Big Data analysis to musical composition, our faculty members engage daily in the pursuit of meaningful and impactful research, scholarship and the creative arts. Our goal remains to translate what we learn or discover at the university into innovations that benefit all facets of society.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

  • Undergraduates enrolled from 48 states
  • 4.2% of undergraduates are international students
  • 44 student veterans
  • Over 200 student clubs and organizations, including a nationally recognized debate team and a student-run newspaper, radio station, TV station, rescue squad, legal services and many more academic, artistic, musical, cultural, ethnic, political, and religious clubs; 30 service clubs promoting health, literacy, and/or justice
  • 56 club sports, some engaged in intercollegiate competition, and around 20 intramural teams
  • On-campus students live in 41 residence halls and have access to over a dozen dining facilities
  • 40+ theme-based housing offerings where 30% of students reside

Medical services

Student Health Services (SHS) offers basic medical treatment for students.  You can see medical professionals such as a doctor, nurse or nutritionist.  SHS offers preventative care to help you stay healthy.  It also offers care when you are sick.  SHS should be your first stop for routine care.


The University of Vermont is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE; formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, NEASC).

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall it was a wonderful time with so many great community members. Positive and encouraging atmosphere

Tips for New Students
Arlette rated 2 out of 5 stars

ADVICE FOR NEW ITALIAN LANGUAGE LEARNERS COMING TO PERUGIA Before arriving, be sure to bring with you 2 passport photos for your ID card. There are 2 university buildings you will need to know how to find. The main one is called the Universita per Stranieri, Palazzo Gallenga, on Piazza Fortebraccio 4, on the edge of the old center of town (il centro historico.) When you...

Studied in Burlington, Vermont
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I spent all four of my undergrad years at the University of Vermont, and I only wish I had more time there. I met some of the best friends I've ever had, and there were interesting and smart people everywhere. The city is gorgeous--it has mountains, a giant lake, and the best sunsets ever. Classes were diverse & interesting, although there were a lot that weren't...

Burlington, Vermont, United States

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