Vermont Technical College

Randolph, VT 05061
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Number of Students1,616
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs

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.

Admission Requirements

  • 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
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 127
Bachelor's degree 0 16
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 12 126

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 84 miles radius of Vermont Technical College

Vermont Technical College - Bennington Campus
0 miles away
Castleton University
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Vermont Technical College - Williston Campus
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Plymouth State University
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University of Vermont
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SUNY College at Plattsburgh
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Keene State College
72 miles away
Granite State College
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Vermont Technical College - Brattleboro Campus
75 miles away
SUNY Empire State College
84 miles away

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Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations 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).
Application fee
Undergrads $47
Graduates $47

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$563/credit
In State Students$563/credit
Out of State Students$1,076/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$704/credit
In State Students$704/credit
Out of State Students$1,346/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 $25,335 $25,335 $48,420
ADN 70 $39,410 $39,410 $75,320
BSN 125 $70,375 $70,375 $134,500
FNP 50 $35,200 $35,200 $67,300
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, 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
Pell Grant 44% $3,998
Other Federal Grant 28% $849
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $1,755
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 79% $3,377
Federal Student Loans 75% $5,777
Private Loans 25% $11,952


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$15,807
$30,001 to $48,000$16,499
$48,001 to $75,000$19,783
$75,001 to $110,000$22,879
Over $110,000$23,481

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Ethnic Diversity
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Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
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.
Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Drive
Randolph, VT 05061

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