Vermont Technical College
Randolph, VT 05061
Vermont Technical College is one of the five public 4-year colleges in Vermont. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Randolph. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
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 students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
VT Tech's in-state tuition for 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|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
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/year
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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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 ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Vermont state board of nursing.