Vermont Technical College
Vermont Technical College is one of the five public 4-year colleges in Vermont. The campus is located in a rural area, in Randolph.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,616 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 231 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 152 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 66%). Every year 52% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
VT Tech's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $13,512, and fees were $1,178. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,824 and $1,178 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Rural|
|Number of Students1,616|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
The Practical Nursing program curriculum is offered in two semesters and one summer session. The curriculum combines theoretical lectures, practical demonstrations and independent study opportunities as well as clinical practice in a nursing laboratory. Students are also allowed to experience hands on patient care at a range of healthcare facilities in the local area.
Students earn their Certificate in one year consisting of three semesters of instruction while they are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses at the end of the second year.
The nursing programs are offered at four campuses located around the state in Williston, Brattleboro, Bennington, and Randolph Center.
Students seeking to qualify for the ADN program to be eligible for licensure as a Registered can do so by completing two more semesters of full time study. The ADN program is a competitive and academically rigorous program.
Vermont technical college also offer LPN program. Students who complete the LPN program are not guaranteed admittance and the 12 credits earned in the LPN program are not transferable to this program.
- High school diploma of GED equivalency certificate
- Official transcripts for all college level coursework (if applicable)
- Completed application
- Standardized test results (SAT, ACT, CPT)
- Entrance Examination (as applicable)
Students admitted to the program are required to submit to a criminal background check and drug screening for clinical practice and licensure purposes.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||12||126|
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
11/16/2005 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
10/01/2001 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
06/01/1986 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA 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||$563/credit|
|In State Students||$563/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,076/credit|
|In District Students||$704/credit|
|In State Students||$704/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,346/credit|
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, 93% of Vermont Technical 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||28%||$849|
|State Grant & Scholarships||48%||$1,755|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||79%||$3,377|
|Federal Student Loans||75%||$5,777|
$19,610Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$15,807|
|$30,001 to $48,000$16,499|
|$48,001 to $75,000$19,783|
|$75,001 to $110,000$22,879|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Vermont state board of nursing.