University of Vermont

Burlington, VT 05405
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University of Vermont is one of the five public 4-year colleges in Vermont. The campus is located in an urban area, in Burlington.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 13,340 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,642 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,272 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 86%). Every year 75% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Vermont and State Agricultural College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $15,504, and fees were $2,236. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $39,120 and $2,236 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students13,340
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs

The University of Vermont BSN program curriculum combines professional nursing courses with courses in general science requirements and liberal arts as well as courses in humanities, behavioral and natural sciences which serve as a foundation for the nursing courses.

Nursing major courses and clinical practice rotations commence in the second year of the program.

Admission Requirements:

  • Transcripts
  • Results on standardized tests
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendations
  • Prerequisite academic courses in the areas of language, science and math.

The application deadline for admission in the Spring semester is the 1st of November with applicants notified by late December. Application deadline for the fall semester is the 1st of November for early action first year candidates and the 15th of January for regular candidates. Applicants for early action will receive notifications by late December and regular applicants will be notified by late March.

Admission to the nursing program is competitive and depends on the composite of the application documents.

The college accepts transfer students into the program but that is depending on the availability of space in the program and conditional on the transfer credit evaluation.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 11 90
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Master's degree 4 15
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 2

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1929 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/29/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1180 to 1350
ACT25 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
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).
Application fee
Undergrads $55
Graduates $65

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$646/credit
In State Students$646/credit
Out of State Students$1,630/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$646/credit
In State Students$646/credit
Out of State Students$1,630/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $29,070 $29,070 $73,350
ADN 70 $45,220 $45,220 $114,100
BSN 125 $80,750 $80,750 $203,750
FNP 50 $32,300 $32,300 $81,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of University of Vermont's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 15% $4,242
Other Federal Grant 10% $1,727
State Grant & Scholarships 13% $2,877
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 92% $15,212
Federal Student Loans 53% $5,183
Private Loans 15% $15,177


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$12,418
$30,001 to $48,000$13,261
$48,001 to $75,000$15,079
$75,001 to $110,000$21,429
Over $110,000$25,901

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Vermont state board of nursing.
University of Vermont
85 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT 05405

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