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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.
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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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