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University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont
Named for U.S. Senator Justin Smith Morrill, Morrill Hall was constructed in 1906-07 to serve as the home of the UVM Agriculture Department and the Agricultural Experiment Station. credit: Arminnius
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Overview
Public
10,183 Undergraduates
69% Admissions Rate
City: Small
Public
Region: Northeast
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
University of Vermont
85 S Prospect St
Burlington, Vermont
05405-0160
(802) 656-3131
www.uvm.edu

The University of Vermont, whose official name is The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, is a public research university, and the only land-grant university in all of Vermont. Located in Burlington, Vermont, it is one of the top 100 institutions of higher learning in the nation. Also known as UVM, it was founded in 1791 and was one of the first established universities in the United States. It was the fifth university founded in Vermont as well. Today, UVM’s campus size is 460 acres, and its motto is “Studiis et Rebus Honestis” or “For studies and other honest pursuits.” Notable alumni include American philosopher John Dewey, political activist Jody Williams, Phish bass player Mike Gordon, lead vocalist and frontman for Phish Trey Anastasio, drummer Jon Fishman from Phish, American novelist Annie Proulx, Former Governor of Vermont Madeleine Kunin and politician Pedro Albizu Campos. The school’s colors are green and gold, its mascot is Rally the Catamount and the teams are nicknamed the Catamounts. Its sports affiliations are NCAA Division I – AEC and Hockey East, and varsity sports offered there include men’s basketball, cross country, ice hockey and track and field, and women’s field hockey, skiing, soccer, track and field and swimming and diving.

Location

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. It is located 45 miles south of the Canada–United States border and 94 miles south of Canada's second most populous city, Montreal. The city's population was 42,452 according to a 2015 U.S. census estimate. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

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restaurants score

Students
43%

Men

57%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

446

New Transfer Students

Admissions
69%

Acceptance Rate

16%

Enrollment Yield

1100-1300

SAT Range

22,476

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$17,816

Typical Cost

$41,356

Out-Of-State (published)

$17,740

In-State (published)

95%

Recieve Financial Aid

94%

Have Loans

$17,481

Median Debt

Academics
16.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

10

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

5

Faculty Awards

2

National Academy Members

95

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 80 percent of students are involved in over 170 clubs

Greek Life:

Important, many to choose from

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

America East

Track & Field Conference:

America East

Social
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