University of Vermont

University of Vermont

Burlington , United States
  • 67
    Acceptance Rate
  • 65
    Available Programs
  • 12000
  • 36000
    Average Cost
  • 95
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


The University of Vermont comprises seven undergraduate schools, an honors college, a graduate college, and a college of medicine. The Honors College does not offer its own degrees; students in the Honors College concurrently enroll in one of the university's seven undergraduate colleges or schools.

UVM is ranked tied for 97th in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 national university rankings, and is ranked tied for 41st among public universities.

The athletic teams at UVM are known as the Catamounts. The university offers 18 varsity sports. Women's teams include basketball, cross country, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing, soccer, swimming and diving, and track and field (indoor and outdoor). Men's teams include basketball, cross country, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing, soccer, and track and field (indoor and outdoor). 

Student clubs and organizations, totaling more than 100, span student interests and receive sponsorship from the Student Government Association. Clubs with longstanding history and the largest memberships include: Volunteers in Action, the UVM Outing Club, Ski & Snowboard Club. 

Entry requirements

Official secondary school transcript sent directly to Admissions by your high school (official translation of transcripts if not already in English).

First quarter grades or mid-year grades if available.

One letter of recommendation is required.

All applicants whose first language is not English must send official TOEFL or IELTS test scores to the Office of Admissions.

The minimum scores for direct entry are as follows:


6.5 IELTS.

105 Duolingo English Test (DET)

International applicants attending high school outside the United States are welcome to schedule an optional interview with an International Admissions Team member. Interviews are an opportunity for you to share more about yourself than you might be able to convey through the application. 

Scholarship & funding

Scholarships are awarded on a variety of factors, including academic achievement, talent, athletic ability, leadership, geographical location, field of study, and demonstrated financial need. For more information


Student life

This video shows 'A day in the life' at the University of Vermont.