Southern Vermont College
Southern Vermont College is one of the 16 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Vermont. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Bennington. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 84 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 54 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 64%).
Every year 45% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Southern Vermont College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $24,500, and fees were $275. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,500 and $275 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
03/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
02/01/2005 - 05/11/2014
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
02/01/2005 - 06/30/2014
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/29/2014 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Considered but not required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,020/credit|
|In State Students||$1,020/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,020/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Southern Vermont College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||13%||$931|
|State Grant & Scholarships||36%||$4,492|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$10,222|
|Federal Student Loans||92%||$5,825|
$23,132Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$15,706|
|$30,001 to $48,000$18,347|
|$48,001 to $75,000$23,731|
|$75,001 to $110,000$27,274|
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The Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Health Care Professionals is funded by the Department of Health of the State of Vermont and is administered by the University of Vermont ...
Applicant must be a resident of Orleans County, VT who will attend a licensed nursing assistant program within Vermont. Financial need must be demonstrated.
Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in nursing at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement, financial need and community service must ...
Selection is based upon academic achievement. Applicant must agree to practice in Vermont for a minimum of two years after graduation.
Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in licensed practical nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, registered nursing, speech language pathology, or social ...
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Vermont state board of nursing.