University of Vermont

Burlington, VT 05405

Located in Burlington, Vermont, University of Vermont is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 22,476 and 15,495 students were accepted.

University of Vermont and State Agricultural College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $15,096 and fees $2,204. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $38,160 and $2,204 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Accelerated MSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. RN to BSN
  4. Family Nurse Practitioner
  5. BSN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 89
Nursing Science Master's degree 21
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - professional practice 2

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Vermont

Vermont Technical College - Williston Campus
4.58 miles away
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
19.73 miles away
Vermont Technical College - Bennington Campus
47.35 miles away
Vermont Technical College
47.44 miles away
Castleton University
60.16 miles away
Plymouth State University
89.79 miles away
SUNY College of Technology at Canton
98.16 miles away
SUNY Empire State College
100.98 miles away
Keene State College
116.59 miles away
Granite State College
121.69 miles away


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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading550 to 650
SAT: Math550 to 650
SAT: Writing540 to 650
ACT Composite25 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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$10,906
30k to 48k$11,641
48k to 75k$15,687
75k to 110k$20,255
Over 110k$24,011
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $629.00 $1,590.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $629.00 $1,590.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Vermont Educational Loan Program for Nurses

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 [...]

William Boudreau Memorial Scholarship for Licensed Nursing Assistants

Applicant must be a resident of Orleans County, VT who will attend a licensed nursing assistant program within Vermont. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Vermont State Grange Alice Cossingham Scholarship

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 [...]

Freeman Nurse Scholars Program

Selection is based upon academic achievement. Applicant must agree to practice in Vermont for a minimum of two years after graduation.

Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship

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 [...]

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Vermont state board of nursing
University of Vermont
85 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT 05405

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